Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall reportedly returned home from the Middle East with bottles of holy water. But Britons do not want it to be used to christen Lilibet at Windsor Castle, according to new polling data. Rustom Mkhjian, Director General of the Baptism Site in Jordan, confirmed the Royal Family had asked for the holy water.
He told the Daily Mail: “This time the Embassy people asked for a few dozens [bottles] of holy water and we provided them with five dozen, six dozen, prior to this trip.
“I didn’t want to ask but they said we wanted it for children to be baptised later on.”
The water may have been used on Sunday at the joint christening of Zara Tindall and Princess Eugenie’s babies – a celebration that the Queen attended.
In a poll of 20,495 people, held from November 17 to 22, a huge 94 percent of voters said Meghan and Harry’s daughter should not be christened at Windsor Castle, as is tradition.
One participant, going by ‘GEE’, said: “A Baptism in St George’s Chapel and indeed at Windsor Castle is not an option open to non-royals.
“Harry has publicly declared his need to be ‘a normal bloke’ and that he needed to walk away from what he called his privileged but toxic lifestyle for his mental health wellbeing.
“He cannot opt in and out of being royal.”
They added: “Should the couple enjoy the kudos of a Royal Baptism attended by The Queen and Senior Royals? Certainly not.
“They are now self-proclaimed…