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The Queen met Prince Harry and Meghan’s daughter Lilibet on a video call

The Duke, 36, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, welcomed Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor on Friday, June 4 at 11.40am at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in California.

The couple are now preparing to start life as a family of four, as Lilibet joins their eldest son Archie who turned two last month.

A source told People magazine that the pair eagerly introduced Harry’s grandmother to her namesake during a video call. 

The insider claimed: ‘They were very excited and couldn’t wait to share that their daughter arrived.’

Lilibet’s introduction to the Queen comes after royal experts claimed Harry and Meghan told the monarch they were considering naming their daughter after her – but didn’t ask for permission before her arrival. 

The Queen’s family nickname Lilibet, was first used when she was unable to pronounce her own name properly as a toddler and her grandfather King George V would call her ‘Lilibet’ to imitate her attempts. 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex explained in the announcement of their daughter’s birth that they had chosen the name as a tribute to the Queen, meanwhile the middle name Diana was given in honor of Harry’s late mother. Read more: daily mail


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