Prince Harry and Prince William post sweet throwback snaps of Prince Charles with Archie and Louis to mark 71st birthday


PRINCE Harry and Prince William have shared sweet throwback snaps to celebrate the birthday of dad Prince Charles.

The Dukes of Sussex and Cambridge posted pictures to Instagram of their father – who turns 71 today – with his grandsons Archie and Prince Louis.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated the 71st birthday of Prince Charles with a throwback snap on Instagram from Archie’s christening

In an adorable never-before-seen black and white photo shared this morning with Harry, 35, and 38-year-old wife Meghan Markle’s 9.8m followers, the first-in-line to the throne can be seen gazing at grandson Archie, six months, who is being held by his father on the day of his christening.

“Happy birthday to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales – Sir, Pa, Grandpa!” the caption reads.

The post has already received over 130,000 ‘likes’ and more than 800 comments wishing Charles a “happy birthday”.

One person wrote: “Such a beautiful picture! Three generations!”

Prince William and Kate Middleton posted a snap of the Prince of Wales with their youngest son Prince Louis at Clarence House

Meanwhile, William, 37, and 37-year-old wife Kate Middleton’s 10.3m followers were treated to a snap of Charles holding the hand of Louis while in his mother’s arms.

The image was taken in the gardens of the Prince of Wales’ home Clarence House to mark his 70th birthday last year.

“Wishing a very happy Birthday to The Prince of Wales!” the post, which also features pics of Charles with his sons, is captioned.

It has already received more than 100,000 ‘likes’ and over 400 comments.

The first-in-line to the throne has been wished “happy birthday” bu thousands of royal fans

The Kensington Royal account also shared pictures of the Queen’s son with the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex

One person wrote: “Wishing you a very happy birthday hope you have a wonderful day.”

Another commented: “Beautiful pictures of Kate, Louis and William with daddy Charles. Lovely.”

Charles is currently on a visit to Mumbai in India

It comes as the Queen’s son was treated to a birthday cake in Mumbai during a trip to India.

Charles visited children at the Kaivalya Education Foundation supported by the British Asian Trust.

In other royal news, we told you how Cheryl says the Queen is “so delicate” and “has hair like candy floss”.

We also revealed how aplus-size blogger has recreated Meghan Markle’s favourite fashion looks to prove her style suits any shape.

And a“formal” Prince William was inspired by Prince Harry to show love to Kate Middleton in public.