Grandchild no. 4! Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla are ecstatic about Prince Harry and the royal baby of Duchess Meghan.
We couldn’t be happier with the news and we look forward to meeting the baby when we come back, “said the Duke of Cornwall, 70, on Tuesday, May 7, after he and his wife, 71, arrived in Berlin for a three-day stay tour.
Charles’s son, 34, and his wife, 37, welcomed their baby boy on Monday, May 6. Meghan and Harry announced the arrival of the little one with an Instagram message.
“We are pleased to announce that their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6, 2019,” read their social media statement. “The son of their Royal Heights weighs 7lbs. 3oz. The duchess and baby are healthy and healthy and the couple thanks members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives.”
Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, who are already grandparents of Prince George, 5, Princess Charlotte, 4 and Prince Louis, 12 months, are not the only members of the royal family to congratulate the new parents.
“The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Earl Spencer have been informed and are happy with the news,” wrote Buckingham Palace on Monday.
Prince William and Duchess Kate released their own statement before deciding on their new cousin to press in London the next day.
“[We are] absolutely excited and looking forward to their coming in the coming days when it gets quiet,” said the Duke of Cambridge, 36, Tuesday. “I am very happy and happy to welcome my brother to the sleep conversation society that parenting has.”
His wife, 37, added, “We look forward to meeting him and what his name will be. It is really exciting for both of them.”