Saturday, December 17, 2016

Royal Profile: James Mountbatten-Windsor, Viscount Severn

James Arthur Philip Theo Mountbatten-Windsor, Viscount Severn was born 17 December 2007 as the youngest child of The Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex & Sophie, The Countess of Wessex{Source}.

He has one older sister:

The Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor (2003)

His godparents were{Source}:
  • Denise Poulton (a friend of his parents)
  • Jeanye Irwin (a former American flatmate of his mother's)
  • Alastair Bruce (a Scots Guard Falklands veteran, who is a friend of his mother's)
  • Duncan Bullivant 
  • Tom Hill

At only a few weeks old, he was admitted to Great Ormond Street Hospital for what Buckingham Palace called a "minor allergic reaction".

It is believed that he attends St. George's School, Windsor Castle, like his elder sister, where he should be in his 5th year at the school.

Because he is so young, and so far down in the line of succession, he rarely makes public appearances or performs public duties. In 2009, he attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show. In 2010, he attended the family's 10-day cruise to celebrate the 50th birthday of Prince Andrew and 60th birthday of Princess Anne. In 2012, he made several notable appearances including attending the Thames River show with his family in the honor of his grandmother and several London 2012 Olympic events including several Paralympic events. In 2013, he made his first balcony appearnce during the Trooping of Colour {Photos}, and attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show {Photos}. In 2014, he cheered on his big cousin, Zara at the Festival of British Eventing, joined several members of his family at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, and attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show. In 2015, he joined his grandparents and sister during the Trooping of Colour (his parents were away at a wedding in Sweden){Photos}, his family attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show, and his family was joined by the Philips Family during the Festival of British Eventing {Photos}. In 2016, he attended the traditional Easter mass with his family, visited The Wild Place Project At Bristol Zoo, attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show, attended Trooping of Colour 2016, attended a National Service Of Thanksgiving To Celebrate The Queen's 90th Birthday, and the celebrations to mark The Countess of Wessex's end to her Diamond Challenge.

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