The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Megan Marckle, have announced the birth of their second child, a baby girl, christened Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
As stated, the princess was born on Friday morning in a hospital in Santa Barbara, California, United States of America.
The family explained that both mother and the new child were in great shape and good health.
Prince Harry and Meghan said that the named their second child Lilibet after the Royal Family’s nickname for the Queen, the baby’s great-grandmother.
Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honour her “beloved late grandmother”, the Princess of Wales.
According to a statement from the Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed and are delighted with the news.”
As stated, Lilibet was born at 11:40am local time, weighed 7 lbs 11oz and is now “settling in at home”.
She is the Queen’s 11th great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne. It means Prince Andrew, who was born as second in line in 1960, moves down to ninth place.
In the family response through a message on the couple’s Archewell website, they said: “On June 4, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili.
“She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe.
“Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”