The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s daughter is the Queen’s eleventh great-grandchild and eighth in line to the throne
The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a daughter, named Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor after the Queen and her late grandmother.
The baby was born at 11.40am on Friday at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California, weighing 7lbs 11oz, the couple announced on Sunday evening.
She will be known as Lili, Her Majesty’s eleventh great-grandchild and the first to be born abroad.
As the Duke and Duchess revealed their happy news, they said their daughter was “more than we could have ever imagined”…
“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet,” it said.
“Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.
“The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.”