After welcoming their new child son at 5.26am on Monday, Buckingham Palace confirmed the information on the official Royal Household social media accounts, writing: “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex was safely delivered of a son at 05.26 hours.
“The newborn weighs 7lbs 3oz. The Duke of Sussex was current for the beginning”.
The announcement then lists the members of the royal household who’ve been knowledgeable and are “delighted with the information,” which included Woman Jane Fellowes, Woman Sarah McCorquodale and Earl Spencer – in addition to the Queen and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Woman Jane Fellowes, 62, and Woman Sarah McCorquodale, 64, are the older sisters of Princess Diana, Prince William and Prince Harry’s late mom, who died in a automobile crash in 1997.
Charles Spencer, 65, is her youthful brother.
All three siblings have been in attendance on the marriage ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle final Might, the place Fellowes delivered a studying from the Music of Solomon.
The inclusion of Princess Diana’s siblings within the official royal beginning announcement differs from the birth announcement for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge third child, Prince Louis, the place it acknowledged solely that “members of each households” had been notified along with the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, and Prince Harry.
This isn’t the primary time the couple has paid tribute to Princess Diana – the Duchess of Sussex’s engagement ring contains two diamonds from Princess Diana’s assortment and, following their marriage ceremony ceremony, the Duchess of Sussex wore a cocktail ring beforehand owned by the late royal.
The brand new royal child, whose identify is presently unknown, could be Princess Diana’s fourth grandchild.