The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced the birth of their second child. It’s a baby girl. Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor was born on Friday morning in a hospital in Santa Barbara, California. She is the Queen’s 11th great-grandchild and is eighth in line to the throne. Lilibet will not be entitled to be a princess nor an HRH until the Queen dies and Prince Charles becomes king. The couple named their second child Lilibet after the Royal Family’s nickname for the Queen, the baby’s great-grandmother.It was an event for the Britain royal family. Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honour her “beloved late grandmother”, the Princess of Wales. Lili’s cousin, Princess Charlotte, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, also has Diana as one of her middle names, as well as Elizabeth. Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed and are delighted with the news.
” She is more than we could have ever imagined, and we remain grateful for the love and prayers we’ve felt from across the globe.Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family,” the parents wrote on the couple’s Archewell website. No phot oof the child was released. Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted his “many congratulations” to the couple and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer welcomed the “wonderful news”.