The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their baby girl named Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor venerdì. She was born weighing in at 7 libbre., 11 oz. and both mother and child are healthy and settling in at home, a spokesperson for the couple previously told Fox News.
Following the news, Buckingham Palace released a statement on behalf of Regina Elisabetta II, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, e principe William e Kate Middleton congratulating the duo, who relocated to California in 2020, on the good news.
“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 of the birth of a daughter for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,” ha detto il portavoce (attraverso Persone).
The Royal Family’s Twitter account also shared a similar note of congratulations that reads: “Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of Lilibet Diana! The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted with the news. Lilibet is Her Majesty’s 11th great-grandchild.”
William and Kate subsequently released a statement of support on their social media further congratulating Meghan and Harry on welcoming a healthy new member to the royal family.
“Siamo tutti felicissimi della felice notizia dell'arrivo della piccola Lili,” si legge nella dichiarazione. “Congratulazioni ad Harry, Meghan and Archie.”
Prince Charles and Camilla followed suit, sharing a photo of Harry, Meghan e Archie.
“Congratulazioni ad Harry, Meghan and Archie on the arrival of baby Lilibet Diana,” they captioned the image su Twitter. “Wishing them all well at this special time.”
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of their second child by way of their Archwell charity on Sunday in a post sul suo sito web. Dentro, they express the joy they’re feeling after welcoming Lili to the world.
“A giugno 4, we were blessed with the arrival of our daughter, Lili. She is more than we could have ever imagined, e rimaniamo grati per l'amore e le preghiere che abbiamo sentito da tutto il mondo,” the message from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex reads. “Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”
Her first name was reportedly chosen to honor great-grandmother Regina Elisabetta II, 95, who goes by the same as a nickname.
The name Lilibet is the Hebrew version of the name Elizabeth, and it means “God’s promise,” secondo The Bump’s name dictionary.
The couple’s firstborn, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, was born on May 6, 2019 and is now 2 Anni.
Fox News’ Courtney Moore contributed to this report.