London (CNN)Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge on Saturday released a new photograph of their daughter, Princess Charlotte, to mark her sixth birthday.
The photo shows Charlotte in a blue floral collared dress, buttoned down the front. She is looking directly at the photographer, identified by Kensington Palace as her mother Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge.According to Kensington Palace, the photo was taken this weekend in Norfolk, England, ahead of Charlotte’s birthday on May 2.Charlotte is fourth in line to the British throne, one place after her older brother, George, who will turn 8 years old in July.The Cambridges will not post anything on social media over the weekend in solidarity with an online boycott by England’s professional football clubs aimed at urging tech giants to tackle racist and sexist abuse on their platforms. William said in a Twitter post that he will join the boycott given his position as president of the Football Association.Read MoreBut the couple still released the new image of Charlotte to media, as they have traditionally done on their children’s birthdays. Photos: Britain's royal childrenQueen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip pose with seven of their great-grandchildren in this photo taken in 2018. The children, from left, are Prince George, Prince Louis, Princess Charlotte, Savannah Phillips, Isla Phillips, Lena Tindall and Mia Tindall.Hide Caption 1 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrince George, the eldest son of Prince William and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, attends a Christmas Day church service in 2019. George is third in line to the British throne, behind his father and his grandfather, Prince Charles.Hide Caption 2 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenUS President Barack Obama talks to Prince George while visiting Kensington Palace in 2016.Hide Caption 3 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrince George was born in London on July 23, 2013. He is the first of William and Kate’s three children.Hide Caption 4 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrincess Charlotte, William and Catherine’s middle child and only daughter, is seen in this handout photo released on May 1, 2021, a day before her sixth birthday. She’s fourth in line to the throne, behind her brother Prince George.Hide Caption 5 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrincess Charlotte playfully sticks out her tongue while attending a King’s Cup regatta with her mother, right, in 2019.Hide Caption 6 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenCatherine holds newborn Princess Charlotte while speaking to the media outside a London hospital in 2015.Hide Caption 7 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrince Louis, William and Kate’s youngest son, rides his bicycle before leaving for his first day of nursery school in April 2021. Louis is fifth in line to the throne.Hide Caption 8 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrince Louis is held at his christening in 2018.Hide Caption 9 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenWilliam and Catherine leave the hospital with Prince Louis after his birth in 2018.Hide Caption 10 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, visit South Africa with their son, Archie, in 2019. Archie is seventh in line to the throne, just behind his father.Hide Caption 11 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenArchie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was born in May 2019.Hide Caption 12 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenPrincess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, hold their newborn son, August, in February 2021. August is 11th in line to the throne, behind his mother, his aunt Princess Beatrice and his grandfather, Prince Andrew.Hide Caption 13 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenThe Queen’s son Prince Edward poses with his son, James, Viscount Severn, in September 2020. Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, the Countess of Wessex, have two children: James and Lady Louise Mountbatten-Windsor.Hide Caption 14 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenLady Louise, the elder child of Prince Edward and Sophie, Countess of Wessex, turns 18 in November 2021.Hide Caption 15 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenCousins Mia Tindall, left, and Savannah Phillips attend the wedding of Princess Eugenie in 2018. Mia and Savannah are two grandchildren of the Queen’s only daughter, Princess Anne. Mia is one of three children born to Mike and Zara Tindall. Savannah is one of two children born to Peter and Autumn Phillips.Hide Caption 16 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenIsla Phillips, Savannah’s sister, plays on an inflatable slide during a festival in 2018.Hide Caption 17 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenMia Tindall attends the Gatcombe Horse Trials in March 2019.Hide Caption 18 of 19 Photos: Britain's royal childrenZara Tindall’s younger daughter, Lena, is seen in 2019. Zara gave birth to another child, Lucas, in March 2021. Lucas is the youngest of the Queen’s 10 great-grandchildren.Hide Caption 19 of 19On Wednesday, William and Catherine released two new photographs to mark their 10-year wedding anniversary.The photographs were taken at Kensington Palace, in London, this week by the photographer Chris Floyd, who shared them on Instagram.Floyd said he had recently visited Cambridge in eastern England for the first time and that by “astonishing coincidence” on that same day he was asked to photograph the couple to commemorate their anniversary.The couple also shared a video on Twitter to mark their anniversary, writing that they were “enormously grateful” for the support they had received over the past decade.