The historic double royal christening featured a number of touching details including a tribute to Prince Phillip, it has been reported.

On Sunday, Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall held a joint baptism for their sons at the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.

The intimate ceremony featured their loved ones including close friends and even had a special appearance from the Queen, despite her recent health problems.

It was unclear whether the 95-year-old monarch would be able to attend after she was forced to pull out of the Remembrance Sunday service at the cenotaph in London with back pain.

But her majesty managed to arrive in style as she wore a lime green number to the private Grade-II listed church on Sunday, reports The Mirror.

The private ceremony was led by Canon Martin Poll, who is chaplain to All Saints Chapel in Great Windsor Park, Berkshire.

Eugenie attended with her husband Jack Brooksbank, while Zara arrived with her former rugby star husband Mike Tindall and their daughters Mia, seven, and Lena, three.

The boys' rare double christening had several hidden touching details which were a nod to the tot's extended family, and perhaps some other spooky coincidences.

Both Eugenie’s son August and Zara’s son Lucas were given the middle name Philip in honour of their great-grandfather, who died aged 99 in April.

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Nine-month-old August’s full name is August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, and eight-month-old Lucas's full name is Lucas Philip Tindall.

And there may have been significance in the date the ceremony was held, too.

The christening happened just one day after what would have been the Queen and her late husband Prince Philip ’s 74th wedding anniversary.

She and Philip tied the knot on November 20, 1947 in Westminster Abbey, and were married for more than an incredible 73 years.

The christening also took place exactly 181 years after the birth of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's eldest child, Victoria, Princess Royal, who was born on November 21, 1840.

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Victoria wore an original Spitalfields silk and Honiton lace christening gown during her ceremony in February 1841, and the garment was passed down and worn by a whopping 62 more royal babies, including the Queen.

But following the baptism of the Earl and Countess of Wessex's daughter Lady Louise Windsor in April 2004, the gown was deemed too delicate to be used again, and so the Queen commissioned an exact replica to replace the original robe.

The replica was worn by Prince William and Kate Middleton's three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, as well as Archie, the eldest child of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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It's not yet clear if Princess Eugenie's or Zara's son wore the replica, too.

Middle names are often used by royals to pay homage to other family members.

Zara and Mike Tindall named their second child Lena Elizabeth Tindall, while Zara's older brother Peter Phillips and his wife Autumn, who divorced earlier this year, named their youngest daughter Isla Elizabeth Phillips in 2012.

Princess Charlotte's full name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, while Harry and Meghan's daughter Lilibet is named after the Queen's childhood nickname.

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Meanwhile, Princess Anne's full name is Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, while her daughter is Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall.

Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York's eldest daughter is Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, and Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex's daughter has the lengthy moniker Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary Mountbatten-Windsor.

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