(CNN) The daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Lilibet, has been christened, a spokesman for the couple said on Wednesday.
“I can confirm that Princess Lilibet Diana was baptized on Friday, March 3 by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Reverend John Taylor,” they told CNN.
People magazine reported that Lilibet’s parents invited King Charles, Queen Consort Camilla, Prince William and Catherine, Princess of Wales to the event, but they did not attend.
This announcement marks the first time that the title of princess has been used publicly for Lilibet. She is entitled to it under the usual protocol as a male grandchild of the monarch.
When Lilibet was born in June 2021, her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, was still on the throne. It wasn’t until her grandfather, Charles, became monarch that she gained the right to be known as a princess.
Although Buckingham Palace’s website does not currently reflect this, a source told CNN that the site will be updated over time.
Correction: The headline on this story, which originally said the christening took place in Los Angeles, has been updated. The Sussex spokesman confirmed the baptism was conducted by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, but did not provide a location.