EXPLAINER: Why is Harry and Meghan's son not a prince?
One of the most dramatic claims in Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey was that their son was denied a royal title, possibly because of the color of his skin. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)LONDON – One of the most dramatic claims in Prince Harry and Meghan's interview with Oprah Winfrey was the allegation that their son was denied a royal title, possibly because of his skin color. Harry and Meghan’s son, seventh in line to the British throne, is Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. In contrast, the children of Harry’s older brother, Prince William, are Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis. AdA decree issued by King George V in 1917 limits the titles of prince and princess to the children of the monarch, children of the monarch’s sons and “the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales” — that’s William’s son Prince George.
Prince Charles visits 99-year-old Prince Philip in hospital
Britain's Prince Charles leaves the King Edward VII's hospital by car in London, Saturday Feb.20, 2021, following a visit to see his father Prince Philip. Buckingham Palace said the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, 99-year-old Prince Philip was admitted to the private King Edward VII Hospital on Tuesday evening after feeling unwell. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)LONDON – Prince Charles went to a London hospital on Saturday to visit his father, Prince Philip, who was admitted earlier his week for “observation and rest” after falling ill.Charles arrived at the private King Edward VII’s Hospital by car in the afternoon and stayed for about half an hour. Philip, who retired from public duties in 2017, rarely appears in public. Philip married the then-Princess Elizabeth in 1947 and is the longest-serving royal consort in British history.
Princess Eugenie and husband pick a name for their baby son
In this undated photo released by Buckingham Palace on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, Britain's Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank pose for a photo with their son. The couple have named their baby August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. (Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank via AP)LONDON – Britain’s Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their baby boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. Eugenie said on Instagram that the baby is named after his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, who had Augustus as a middle name. One of his middle names pays tribute to Eugenie’s grandfather, Prince Philip.
UK's Princess Eugenie gives birth to 1st child, a baby boy
This image from an Instagram post by Princess Eugenie on Tuesday Feb. 9, 2021, after she gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday. (Princess Eugenie via AP)LONDON – Britain’s Princess Eugenie has given birth to a baby boy, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. Eugenie, a granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, welcomed their son at London’s Portland Hospital on Tuesday morning. The princess' baby, who weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, is her and Brooksbank’s first child and the queen’s ninth great-grandchild. Eugenie was born at the private Portland Hospital herself, as was her sister, Princess Beatrice.
Princess Beatrice marries in private ceremony at Windsor
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2019 file photo, Britain's Princess Beatrice with her fiance, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, attend the wedding of Ellie Goulding and Caspar Jopling, in York, England. Buckingham Palace says that Princess Beatrice has got married in a private ceremony, with her grandmother Queen Elizabeth II in attendance. Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi Friday, July 17, 2020 at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP, file)LONDON Princess Beatrice got married in a private ceremony Friday, with her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, in attendance, Buckingham Palace said Friday. Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor.