Prince Louis of Cambridge

youngest child of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Louis of Cambridge[2] (Louis Arthur Charles; born 23 April 2018) is the third child and second son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. At birth, he was fifth in the line of succession to the British throne.[3]

Prince Louis
Born23 April 2018 (age &&&&&&&&&&&&08402 years 3 months)
St Mary's Hospital, London, England
Full name
Louis Arthur Charles[fn 1]
HouseWindsor
FatherPrince William, Duke of Cambridge
MotherCatherine Middleton

Catherine gave birth to Prince Louis at 11:01 BST (10:01 UTC) on 23 April 2018 at St Mary’s Hospital in London .[3][4] The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third child is, from birth, a British prince entitled to the style of Royal Highness under letters patent issued by Queen Elizabeth II on 31 December 2012, which gave the title and style to all children of Prince William. His name was announced 4 days after his birth on 27 April 2018 as Louis Arthur Charles. He was named after his paternal grandfather's great uncle, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and his paternal grandfather, Charles, Prince of Wales.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Royal Family name". The Official Website of the British Monarchy. The Royal Household. Archived from the original on 15 February 2009. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  2. "Royal baby named Prince Louis". BBC News. 27 April 2018. Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Duchess gives birth to baby boy". BBC News. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  4. "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's third baby". The Royal Family. London: Buckingham Palace. 23 April 2018. Retrieved 23 April 2018.

Reference groupsEdit

  1. British princes do not normally use a surname. When needed, the surname for male-line descendants of Elizabeth II is usually Mountbatten-Windsor.[1]