Prince George and Princess Charlotte have a new brother!
The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child on St George’s Day, Kensington Palace announced today. The newborn baby boy is said to weigh 8lbs 7oz.
Kate was earlier taken by car before 6am this morning to the private Lindo wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London , and the birth appears to have taken place without complications. A notice is placed on an easel in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace today to formally announce the birth of the baby boy.
The baby is fifth in line to the throne, the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s sixth great-grandchild and a younger sibling for Prince George and Princess Charlotte.
Royal watchers had been expecting a swift delivery at the Lindo Wing, with the child sharing a birthday with William Shakespeare and Lady Gabriella Windsor, the daughter of Prince and Princess Michael of Kent.
The baby’s title is HRH Prince or Princess of Cambridge.Royal fans celebrate this afternoon outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London.
Congratulations to the royal family.