WINDSOR, England — The Duke and Duchess of Sussex appeared in front of selected media cradling their two-day-old son for the first time Wednesday, and announced the baby’s name a short time later: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle gushed over their newborn son during the appearance at St George’s Hall at Windsor Castle. Archie was born Monday morning at 5:26 a.m weighing 7lbs 3oz.
“He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm,” the Duchess of Sussex said.
Prince Harry said becoming a parent was “amazing” as he cradled his son in his arms.
“We’re just so thrilled to have our bundle of joy. We’re looking forward to spending some precious time with him as he slowly starts to grow up,” he said.
The baby is seventh in line to the throne behind Prince Charles, Prince William and his three children, and Prince Harry.
The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were introduced to the newborn son of The Duke & Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle. Ms Doria Ragland was also present. The Duke & Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. pic.twitter.com/PaHVhPlUl5
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 8, 2019