Prince Louis made his first royal debut at the Trooping the Colour and won the hearts of the nation by sweetly waving to the crowds on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.
Adorably, at the same time the 14-month-old revealed his very common “bad habit” – sucking his thumb.
Throughout the day, the Prince was seen slipping his thumb into his mouth including while looking out the window from inside the palace with his two siblings, Prince George, five, and Princess Charlotte, four.
But when Louis started sucking his thumb during his balcony debut, the Duchess of Cambridge’s mum reflex kicked in and she gently stepped in to try and stop him.
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When husband Prince William was holding Louis, he attempted to remove his son’s thumb gently, but spotting the interaction, the mum-of-three smoothly approached Louis with a smile and effortlessly eased his thumb out of his mouth.
Little Louis then went on to continue his charm offensive by clapping and waving to the crowds.
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis join The Queen and Members of @TheRoyalFamily to watch the @RoyalAirForceUK @RAFRedArrows fly past over Buckingham Palace, following Trooping the Colour, The Queen’s Birthday Parade. Trooping the Colour has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years. Over 1400 parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians come together each June in a great display of military precision, horsemanship and fanfare to mark The Queen’s official birthday.????PA @TheRoyalFamily #TroopingtheColour #BuckinghamPalace #QBP2019
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