Princess Eugenie congratulates Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their second child.
- Princess Eugenie has sent her love to cousins Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the arrival of their second child.
- The royal passed on her happiness for the couple on her Instagram with a sweet post.
- This royal news comes as the sign Meghan Markle is one step closer to taking Prince Harry’s Windsor surname is revealed.
The Sussexes welcomed a baby girl, which they names Lilibet ‘lili’ Diana, into the world on Friday, 4th June as they confirmed their daughter weighed 7lbs 11oz
Their happy news was met with warm wishes from around the world plus immediate members of the royal family including brother Prince William and Kate. And cousin Princess Eugenie has also publicly extended her love to the family on hearing their happy news.
She uploaded a snap of the couple’s pregnancy announcement photograph and captioned it, ‘Congratulations dear cousins… we couldn’t be happier for you all.’ with six love heart emojis.
The royal baby, who is eighth in the royal line of succession, is named after Prince Harry’s grandmother and his mother, a statement confirmed.
“It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world.
“Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at 11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA.
“She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.”
The statement continued, ‘Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.
‘This is the second child for the couple, who also have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they enjoy this special time as a family.’
Princess Eugenie’s wishes come after sister Princess Beatrice revealed the one word the royals are not allowed to say in front of the Queen.