The New Royal Baby Has a Name

The  Duke plus Duchess of Cambridge   have settled on a title for their new little prince .  

Kensington Palace announced on Friday early morning that the royal baby will be known as Louis Arthur Charles.

“ The infant will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge, ” the palace said in the twitter update.

His name is just as regal as brothers and sisters George Alexander Louis, formally called His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, and sister Charlotte now Elizabeth Diana, also known as Her Regal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.  

The name draws from their dad ,   Prince William Arthur Philip Louis, and his grandfather , Knight in shining armor Charles Philip Arthur George. It’ s also likely a jerk to Prince Charles’ beloved great-uncle ,   Louis Mountbatten, who was killed in an Irish Republican Military bombing in 1979.

Louis Arthur Charles was born in 11: 01 a. m. local time in London upon Monday. Prince William and the previous Kate Middleton introduced him towards the world about seven hours afterwards the steps of St . Mary’ s Hospital before they going home to Kensington Palace.  

Louis Arthur Charles will be 5th in line to the throne, after Knight in shining armor Charles, Prince William,   George and Charlotte.  

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The little prince leaving the Perfecto Wing at St . Mary’s Medical center on April 23.

Prior to the royal baby was born, the Uk betting company  Ladbrokes   had Arthur as the favorite for the title   at 5-1, accompanied by James at 8-1, Albert on 10-1, and 16-1 for each Frederick and Philip. Bookies from William Hill, Paddy Power plus Coral also identified Arthur within the lead.  

Aside from being given birth to into the royal family, the new child can also look forward to a possible appearance on the royal wedding next month  and   to a pajama celebration   at the palace along with Barack and Michelle Obama . The former first lady already mentioned the lady hopes to meet the prince.  

“ I’ ll wear the robe! ” Michelle said in the Monday message to the Duke plus Duchess of Cambridge on Instagram and Twitter.  

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