Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex with baby Archie

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their baby son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the couple have announced.

Writing on their Instagram account, they said: “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.”

The family of three were pictured in a black and white snap showing off baby Archie to the Queen and Philip, alongside Meghan's mother Doria Ragland.

Harry and Meghan's first born, who is seventh in line to the throne, made his world debut with his besotted parents at Windsor Castle on Wednesday.

The Duchess of Sussex described him as having the "sweetest temperament", while a delighted Prince Harry called him "our own little bundle of joy".

The duchess added: "It's magic, it's pretty amazing. I have the two best guys in the world so I'm really happy."

The duke and duchess's son arrived on Monday May 6 at 5.26am, weighing 7lb 3oz.

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