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Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Marke announced on Sunday the birth of their second child, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, born Friday morning in a hospital in Santa Barbara, California.
Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle announced, Sunday, June 6, “with immense joy” of the birth of their second child, Lilibet “Lili” Diana, born Friday morning in a hospital in Santa Barbara, California.
Born on June 4, Lilibet was named in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, explain thee Duke and Duchess of Sussex in a press release. Her middle name, “Diana”, pays homage to Prince Harry’s mother, Princess Diana.
Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family are “delighted” by the birth of Prince Harry’s daughter and his wife Meghan Markle announced on Sunday, Buckingham Palace said.
The Sovereign, her son Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, as well as Prince William and his wife Kate “have been informed and are delighted with the news of the birth of a daughter to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex”, said a spokeswoman for Buckingham.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday sent his congratulations to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter Lilibet.
“All my congratulations to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of their daughter,” tweeted the head of the Tory government on news of the arrival of the couple’s second child, who has been living in the United States since his birth. withdrawal of the royal family.
Many congratulations to The Duke & Duchess of Sussex on the birth of their daughter.
– Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) June 6, 2021
“Much more than anything we could have imagined”
Meghan Markle and her daughter, who weighs nearly 3.5 kilos and is in eighth place in the order of succession, “are in good health,” the statement said.
“She is much more than anything we could have imagined,” wrote Harry and Meghan of their two-year-old son Archie’s little sister.
Prince Harry, 36, sixth in the order of succession to the British crown, and Meghan Markle have withdrawn from the royal family, effectively since April 2020.
Denouncing the pressure of the media on their couple, they settled in California, from where they launched a podcast, signed with content platforms including Netflix, and launched an Archwell foundation to work for humanitarian causes.