"It's clear that the public back the idea of having more time to raise a glass to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on a day of national celebration", she added, after the government led a four-week consultation before approving the move.
The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child next month, and Markle's mother, Doria Radlan, is in California. A source told the publication: "She has formed a close bond with him".
The baptism will take place at the Kensington Palace chapel and performed by Archbishop Justin Welby.
According to science, Meghan Markle is the most attractive female royal beating out the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, by following the "golden ratio" used by Leonardo Davinci for the ideal male body in his Vitruvian man sketch. Pictured: Prince Harry and Markle attend a Wheelchair Tennis match during the Invictus Games 2017 at Nathan Philips Square on September 25, 2017 in Toronto.
Meghan Markle was raised as a protestant but will be baptized in the Church of England before her wedding to Prince Harry. And I bet most people confess that they'll find themselves glued to the TV when there's a royal wedding or something similar.
This will mark the first time Prince Harry meets Meghan's father, Thomas Markle. "Our father will walk her down the aisle", Samantha penned.
"This is no tick-box exercise for them, 'Oh we ought to get married in a church, '" he said a year ago. The royal family notoriously would not allow Princess Margaret, who is the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, to marry a divorced man, Peter Townsend, in the 1950s. Kate Middleton, Markle's future sister-in-law, was not present for the festivities because she is pregnant and was scheduled for other appearances.