Prince Harry and Meghan Markle blessed with daughter, Name her Lilibet
Queen Elizabeth and whoele Royal family have congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter Lilibet ‘Lili’
Queen Elizabeth and whoele Royal family have congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, the monarch’s 11th great-grandchild.This is the second child for the couple, who have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
The royals, including Harry’s father Charles and brother Prince William, were delighted with the news of the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s daughter in l. a. on Friday, the Buckingham Palace said during a statement.Harry and Meghan’s second child is known as after the Queen, who was affectionately nicknamed Lilibet by her family, and her late grandmother, Diana , it said.“Congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of Lilibet Diana,” the statement said.
“The Queen, the Prince of Wales (Charles) and therefore the refore the Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla) and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (William and Kate Middleton) are delighted with the news,” it said.William and Kate tweeted separately from their Kensington Palace Twitter account to say: “We are all delighted by the happy news of the arrival of baby Lili. Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie.”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also sent a message of goodwill through Twitter, saying: “Many congratulations to the Duke & Duchess of Sussex on the birth of their daughter.”Lili is that the first of the Queen’s great-grandchildren to change state outside the uk as Harry and Meghan relocated to California within the U.S. last year after they stepped back as frontline royals.
A statement from the couple’s press secretary said that their second child was born at 11.40 a.m. on Friday.“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the planet . Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11.40 a.m. within the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California,” the statement said.
The new-born weighed 3.48 kg, and both mother and child are said to be “healthy and well” and settling in reception , it said.“Lili is known as after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her name , Diana, was chosen to honour her beloved late grandmother, the Princess of Wales,” the official statement from the couple said. Harry and Meghan, who sleep in Montecito, are now on parental leave and on their official Archewell website, they need elaborated on the arrival of their baby daughter, it said.
“On June 4, we were blessed the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is quite we could have ever imagined, and that we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the world . many thanks for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family,” the statement said.Lilibet was first used when Princess Elizabeth was a toddler and unable to pronounce her own name properly.Her grandfather, King George V , would affectionately call her ‘Lilibet’, imitating her own attempts to mention Elizabeth and from then on she became Lilibet, including to Philip , the Queen’s late husband.