The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markel put an end to the anticipation over their newborm baby boy's name with an Instagram announcement. Meet Baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who was introduced to Queen Elizabeth two days after the boy was born.
The royal couple gave the world the first glimpse of the newborn, Queen's eighth great-grandchild, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor before the name was announced.
Prince Harry, 34, and wife Meghan, 37, made an appearance in front of the cameras inside Windsor Castle to show off their son born on Monday. "He's just been a dream," Meghan was quoted as saying by AFP, in her first public comments since giving birth to the seven-pound, three-ounce (3.26-kilogram) baby, who stayed firmly asleep during his public unveiling.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess' mother were also present for this special occasion. Photo credit: Chris Allerton ©️SussexRoyal
"He has the sweetest temperament. He's really calm," added the Duchess of Sussex, as Prince Harry cradled the newborn, wrapped in a white blanket, by her side.
Royal watchers who got a glimpse of the new baby, who is seventh in the line to the British throne, have been waiting eagerly for the Royal family to reveal the boy's name ever since the couple announced his birth to their 6.5 million followers on Instagram with the message "It's a BOY!".