Queen Elizabeth "Delighted" Over Harry, Meghan's Daughter

Tanya Simon
June 7, 2021

Buckingham Palace has released an official statement stating, "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".

The baby's name is Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor after Harry's grandmother and mother. Her middle name is in honor of her grandmother and Harry's mother. Their daughter weighed in at 7 lbs, 11 oz.

As a result of the move, Lilibet is the most senior royal in the current line of succession to be born overseas.

"On June 4th, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili", they say.

Most recently we saw the name signed on a goodbye card the Queen wrote to her husband, which was placed atop his coffin for his funeral on April 17. "Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family".

In lieu of baby gifts, the couple have encouraged well-wishers to support a handful of organziations working with girls and women: Girls Inc., Harvest Home, CAMFED and Myna Mahila Foundation.

"My husband and I are thrilled to soon be welcoming a daughter - it's a feeling of joy we share with millions of other families around the world", the Duchess told the audience at the event, meant to promote Covid-19 vaccine equity and gender equality.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex issued a statement on their Archewell Foundation website on Sunday (June 6) following the happy news of the arrival of baby Lilibet.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle held a charity effort in honor of their son's birthday that benefited the Vax Line COVID-19 Vaccine Equity Campaign, which served to benefit individuals who can not afford to pay for the COVID vaccine. They welcomed their first child, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, a year later.

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There were no descriptions of Johnson's attire, with the mop-haired British leader infamous for his often dishevelled appearance. Johnson, 56, and Symonds, 33, have been living together in Downing Street since Johnson became prime minister in 2019.

The photo was shot by Misan Harriman, a Nigerian-born British photographer and friend of the couple, who took the picture remotely from his London residence.

Meghan said it was hard for her to understand why there were concerns within the Royal Family about her son's skin colour.

Months before the miscarriage, Harry said the royal family cut him off financially at the start of 2020 after announcing plans to step back from his roles.

Meghan said it was hard for her to understand why there were concerns within the royal family about her son's skin color.

"We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother".

Lilibet - the Queen's family nickname - was coined when then-Princess Elizabeth was just a toddler and could not pronounce her name properly. Her father, King George VI, is famously quoted as saying of his two daughters, "Lilibet is my pride".

"Lilibet" is the Queen's childhood nickname, which has stuck ever since. Even as a child, Queen Elizabeth, was also known to sign off her letters using "Lilibet" in the signature. But now the nickname will live on as a sweet tribute to the 95-year-old monarch in her newest granddaughter, Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

Duncan Larcombe, former royal editor at the Sun, said he thought the name was "the most royal name you could give".

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