The Duke and Duchess of Sussex name their baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
8 May 2019, 16:59 | Updated: 8 May 2019, 17:01
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have revealed their baby boy will be named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have named their baby boy Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
Earlier today, they introduced their firstborn child to the world in a series of beautiful photos. Archie, who was born on Monday morning, 6 May 2019, made his first public appearance at just two days old.
Moving away from tradition, the couple did not make a public appearance on the day of the baby's birth, but have waited two days to share their new family member to the world.
Speaking in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, the Duchess of Sussex said: “It’s magic. It's pretty amazing and I have the two best guys in the world, so I'm really happy.
“He has the sweetest temperament. He's really calm and has just been the dream, so it's been a special couple of days.”
Speaking to press, the Duke of Sussex continued: “Parenting is amazing. It's only been three days, but we're just so thrilled to have our own little bundle of joy.”
On 6 May, Buckingham Palace announced the birth, saying that mother and baby were both doing well.
Prince Harry, who was present at the birth, called it “the most amazing experience I could ever have possibly imagined.”
The Royal baby arrived weighing 7lbs 3oz, is currently seventh in line to the throne.
Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, had not made an appearance on the birth day of the Royal baby, instead deciding to spend time with the new born baby in their home, Frogmore Cottage.
Buckingham Palace also said: “The Duchess’s mother, Doria Ragland, who is overjoyed by the arrival of her first grandchild, is with Their Royal Highnesses at Frogmore Cottage.”