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Queen Elizabeth II (2ndR), embraces Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

KING'S LYNN, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 25: Queen Elizabeth II (2ndR), embraces Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (2ndL) as they arrive at the Christmas Day service at Sandringham on December 25, 2013 in King's Lynn, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Royals attend Chrismas Day service in England

December 25, 2013

The royal family turned out in force Wednesday for a traditional Christmas church service, but the littlest prince was nowhere in sight.

While last year's royal Christmas had several noticeable absences — Prince Harry was in Afghanistan and Prince William spent Christmas with his in-laws — four generations gathered this year at Queen Elizabeth II's sprawling Sandringham estate in Norfolk. (AP)