Royal experts said that Harry and Meghan named their youngest daughters in memory of the Queen and Diana to repair the rift with their families.
Last night, Prince Harry and Meghan chose to name their daughter Lilibet, which was seen as an attempt to repair the relationship with the royal family.
Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor owns Prince Philip’s nickname for more than 70 years, calling his wife the Queen-and the middle name is a tribute to Harry’s mother.
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Royal writer Phil Dampier said: “Lilybet is such a personal name for the queen, you would hope they can remind the royal family in advance.
“I suspect that Harry and Meghan have realized that their criticisms in recent months have been excessive and that they have caused deep harm to Harry’s grandmother and other family members.”
Mr. Dampier-who wrote “The Royal Suite: Harry and Meghan” in their own words-added: “They may be trying to eliminate some of the damage.”
This Duchess of Sussex39 years old, gave birth at a hospital 10 minutes drive from their £11 million mansion in Montecito, California at 11:40 a.m. local time on Friday.
The baby weighs 7 pounds 1 ounce.
In a statement released last night, Harry and Meghan have a two-year-old son Archie. They said: “On June 4th, we were fortunate to welcome our daughter Lily.
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“She is beyond our imagination, and we still appreciate the love and prayers from all over the world.
“Thank you for your kindness and support at this very special moment for our family.”
A spokesperson said that both the mother and the baby are “healthy.”
Megan The Santa Barbara Lodge Hospital was chosen instead of the popular Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
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The spokesperson went on to say: “Lily is at home now.” They confirmed: “Lily is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty the Queen, and her family nickname is Lily Beat.
“Her middle name Diana is in memory of her beloved late grandmother, Princess of Wales.”
Last night, a royal source told The Sun: “Lilibet is Prince Philip’s favorite nickname. For many years, it has also been one of Harry’s favorites.
“During the royal engagement in Liverpool in 2019, when Meghan was pregnant with Archie, Harry asked someone in the crowd how her daughter’s name Lily was spelled.
“She said Harry was very interested in it and said that he would love to give it to his daughter one day.”
When Meghan married Prince Harry in 2018, one of the flowers worn by her bridesmaids was a lily of the valley.
The Queen, Prince William and Kate Middleton Congratulations on the birth of Meghan and Prince Harry’s daughter in a statement from Buckingham Palace.
It read: “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have learned that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have a daughter. They are very happy.”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also extended his blessings to the Sussex couple. He wrote: “Congratulations on the birth of the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge wrote on Twitter: “We are all happy with the good news of Baby Lily’s arrival.
“Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie.”
Prince Charles and Camilla also wrote: “Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie baby Liberty Diana for their arrival.
“At this special moment, I wish them all the best.”
Meghan’s 76-year-old separated father, Thomas Markle, told The Sun last night: “I’m very happy that my daughter and my new granddaughter gave birth successfully. I wish them all their love and good luck.”
Lily is the first grandson of the Queen of England to go abroad and the first senior royal family born in the United States.
Like Archie, she will automatically have U.S. citizenship.
Sadly, she was the first of the great-grandson of the monarch and Philip since the death of the duke in April.
She now Heir to the throne -After her own father, Prince Harry, Uncle Prince William, grandfather Prince Charles, her cousin and her brother Archie.
Lily is also the cousin of Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, and the fifth grandson of Prince Charles.
Her birth will enable Harry to return to London to unveil the statue of Princess Diana at Kensington Palace to commemorate her 60th birthday.
The Duke of Sussex will lead the July 1 event with Prince William-it is said that after Oprah was interviewed by Oprah and attacked the royal family, he was “angry” with his younger brother.
A source said: “There are rumors that Harry will avoid the unveiling ceremony of the statue of Diana when his relationship with William is at odds.
“Meghan’s pregnancy was originally a convenient and perfect reason not to participate.
“But he has no excuses for not coming. He is expected to stand with William and show brotherly loneliness.”
Lily was born in November last year after it was revealed that Megan was born after a miscarriage in July last year.
The Duke and Duchess had made no secret of their desire to have a second child, but they also stated that for environmental reasons, two children are their limit.
They are excited In an interview with Oprah, they revealed that they have a daughter In March, Harry told the talk show host about his gender.
When Oprah asked Harry how it felt to learn that he would have a daughter, he gushed: “Awesome. Just grateful.
“It would be great to have any child, any one or any two. But with a boy and a girl, what else can you ask for. We have our family-four of us and two of our dogs.”