- Wed, Jul 24, 2013 7:18 PM EDT | CommentsGeorge Alexander Louis has a lot to live up to.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hewed closely to tradition in naming their newborn baby boy, who is third in line to the British throne. Six Georges have presided over England, starting in 1714. Here are the six, in numerical order.
- Wed, Jul 24, 2013 2:02 PM EDT | CommentsWill and Kate have named their son George Alexander Louis, and his official title will be His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
- Elise Solé, Shine Staff | Royal Baby Buzz | Wed, Jul 24, 2013 1:43 PM EDT | Comments
... Meet His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge! Kate Middleton and Prince William revealed their baby name via a statement through Kensington Palace on Wednesday, only two days after Middleton gave birth.Read More »
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The statement read: “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.”
According to Pamela Redmond Satran, a co-founder of the baby-name website Nameberry, in the past three centuries more kings have been named George than any other name. “It’s a regal choice and appropriate for the royal baby,” she said. "And of course the name Cambridge is fitting since his parents are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge."
The name went over well among Yahoo! Shine readers, 16 percent of whom preferred George. And although royal experts told the Daily Mail on Wednes
- Mon, Jul 29, 2013 2:13 PM EDT | CommentsAs Duchess Catherine and Prince William welcome their son George Alexander Louis, the internet gives birth to a slew of royal baby memes, puns, tweets and more.
- Sarah B. Weir, Shine Senior Writer | Royal Baby Buzz | Tue, Jul 23, 2013 4:07 PM EDT | CommentsThe British royal baby has finally arrived, but it will probably be many decades before he has the chance to become king.
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The 8-pound, 6-ounce His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge is third in line for the throne behind his grandfather, Prince Charles, and his father, William, Duke of Cambridge. His uncle, Prince Henry (known as Harry), is fourth in the line of succession.
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CNN's royal expert, Victoria Arbiter, told Yahoo! Shine, "It could be 60 or 70 years before [he's ever] monarch." And that's a good thing. Arbiter points out that the time will allow him to have a relatively normal childhood, go to school, attend college, and grow up without the intense demands of being king. "William had the best deal. He did not have the same pressure as first in line for the throne, so he could do things his father was...Read More »