The world has finally gotten their first glimpse at the royal baby, who has been named Prince George Alexander Louis, as the future king left the hospital with his parents today.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have this evening revealed that their son, third in line to the throne, has been named George Alexander Louis.
William and Kate’s baby will be known as Prince George.
Kensington Palace said in a short statement, “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son George Alexander Louis. The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge”.
An emotional Duchess of Cambridge, aka Kate Middleton, said, “It’s been very emotional. Any parent will know what this feeling is like”.
The Duke of Cambridge was born in the same hospital himself 31 years ago to Prince Charles and Diana.
Prince William said, “He’s a big boy, quite heavy. We’re still working on a name. Well he has a good pair of lungs on him, that’s for sure”.
William confirmed the baby was overdue, stating, “I will remind him of his tardiness when he is older”.
The Duke of Cambridge smiled saying, “He’s got her looks thankfully”, to which the Duchess responded “No, no, no I’m not sure about that”.
The royal baby is third in the line of succession, displacing Prince Harry to fourth and the Duke of York to fifth.
The Duke, Duchess and Baby Cambridge will travel home to Kensington Palace tonight, spending two weeks there while William is on paternity leave.
Huge crowds of well-wishers and reporters from all over the world had been waiting outside the west London hospital ward for weeks.
The Queen told guests at a Buckingham Palace reception she was “thrilled” at the birth of her great-grandson.
Carole and Michael Middleton were the first to arrive at the private Lindo Wing at around 3pm today, with Prince Charles and his wife Camilla coming in soon after.
Kensington Palace soon announced, “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge will be discharged this evening. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their son will travel home to Kensington Palace. Their Royal Highnesses would like to reiterate their thanks to the hospital for the care and treatment they have all received”.
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