Louis Arthur Charles: Royals William and Kate name their newborn baby

01 May, 2018, 13:23 | Author: Valerie Santiago
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To understand the connection between Harry Potter and the royal baby, you must know these facts - Charles, who is also popularly known as Charlie, is one of Ron's older brothers, while Arthur is the patriarch of the Weasley clan.

LONDON-Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate have named their baby son Louis Arthur Charles, Kensington Palace announced on Friday.

The Royal family and the Middleton family have reportedly been informed of the baby's sex, weight and timing of birth.

The announcement of the birth of a new royal "Louis" has inspired the Legoland theme park to come up with an offer that namesakes across the country can not refuse.

Prince William and Kate Middleton chose to name their third royal baby "Louis" for a simple reason.

It also pays tribute to the Prince of Wales's great- uncle, Earl Mountbatten, who was murdered by the IRA. It's a name more popularly associated with the French monarchy.

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The name will be pronounced "Lew-ee" and not the more Americanized "Lewis".

The couple stepped out of St Mary's Hospital in central London to cheers from a crowd of supporters and global media outlets gathered outside.

The new royal baby is the fifth in line of succession behind Prince Charles, 69, William, 35, George, 4, and Charlotte, 2, who has made history as the first royal girl to not have her position usurped by the birth of a boy.

Prince Harry and Markle will be getting married at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, with about 600 guests, possibly including several celebrities, that could include Elton John, David Beckham, the Spice Girls and Serena Williams.

The birth kicks off a busy summer of royal celebrations, with Prince Harry set to marry United States actor Meghan Markle on May 19.

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