Old rule could see Harry and Meghan's daughter get royal title

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"Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet", a statement from the couple explained. Their daughter weighed in at 7 lbs, 11 oz.

'Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie on the arrival of baby Lilibet Diana. Wishing them all well at this special time, ' they said.

Not only is it shared with her big brother, Harry and Meghan's first child, Archie, 2, it's also used by some other descendants of their great-grandparents, Queen Elizabeth II and her late husband, Prince Philip.

The second baby for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is officially here: Meghan gave birth to a healthy girl on Friday.

'The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted with the news. And for most of her childhood, she was affectionally called "Lilibet" by her parents and grandparents.

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The Queen, Prince Charles, Camilla and Prince William and Kate released a joint statement announcing that they had been "informed" of the news.

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The Duke visited the UK to attend Prince Philip's funeral after the interview and returned to the United States after a brief visit.

Baby Lili is a sister for the couple's two-year-old son, Archie Harrison. This is because they will have moved up the line of succession to become the children of a son of a monarch.

Angela theorised that Harry and Meghan - who now live in California after stepping back as senior royals in January 2020 - might be "ditched" from the family altogether.

She is the Queen's 11th great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne.

The first seven places remain unchanged: Prince Charles; Prince William; his son Prince George, his siblings Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis; Prince Harry, and his son Archie Mountbatten-Windsor.

Harry and Meghan revealed they were expecting a girl during their tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, broadcast in March. It was a lighter moment during a series of bombshells that left the monarchy in crisis.

"For example, the two children of the Queen's youngest son, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, are eligible to have the titles of His or Her Royal Highness but they are instead styled as the children of an Earl-Lady Louise and James, Viscount Severn-rather than holding royal titles".

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