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  • Zara Phillips and husband Mike Tindall. (Photo by Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Images)

    Have you heard there's a royal baby on the way? No, not the one who’s already arrived. (C'mon, of course you know about him.) We’re talking about the future child of Zara Phillips, 32, another one of Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren, albeit one not nearly as famous as Prince William.

    And the not-being-as-famous part seems fine with her. After all, this is a woman who chose to announce her pregnancy on July 8, smack in the middle of the media hubbub surrounding the impending birth of her cousin William and his wife Kate Middleton’s royal heir, who arrived exactly two weeks later. 

    So who is Zara Phillips?

    She’s the second (and youngest) child of Princess Anne, Prince Charles's younger sister. And though Phillips is the first cousin of Prince William and Prince Harry, she had a very different upbringing than they did. Her mother married fellow equestrian Marc Phillips (whom she divorced when Zara was 10 after discovering he had fathered a child with another woman during their marriage) an

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  • Yahoo! takes a look at royal children through the decades - from King George V in 1870 to Prince William. We scrutinize every nose, chin and mouth to find out who Kate and William's baby will look like...

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    Prince Charles and Diana arrange a photocall for their son William who will be 18-months old in a week’s time. He seems a bit distracted by the cameras as he strolls around the garden in his padded romper suit. Here he resembles both his parents with Diana’s large eyes and Charles’ round cheeks. It’s expected that William and Kate will handle the interest in their baby with regular photocalls at key moments in the child’s life. However, in the age of camera phones and new technology, the new Royal baby will undoubtedly grow up in a more exposed environment – as Prince Harry learned to his detriment while on holiday in Las Vegas! (PA)
    This is King George V in 1870. Those big deep set eyes are unrecognisable in the current Royal family. The fashionable child starts a century-long trend as he dons a sailor suit - a style repeated through the ages by Queen Alexandra's grandchildren and Prince William. Perhaps William and Kate will follow Royal tradition and dress their child in this way… but let’s hope not!Queen Alexandra has her hands full here with this brood of grandchildren. Sailor suits were all the rage in 1904 with two out of her seven grandchildren dressed in the twee outfits. A hat was a must, as it is today on many Royal occasions, but we do hope William and Kate won’t be placing anything similar to that grand and heavy-looking baby bonnet on their child’s head. A knitted crown would be far more suitable, don’t you think? (PA)The Queen, then the Princess Elizabeth, catches forty winks during an official portrait sitting with her parents, the Duke and Duchess of York. Although the couple look pleased with the new addition to their family, the pose is very formal. It’s likely that William and Kate will opt for a more relaxed feel to a family photoshoot with their new baby (PA)Little Princess Elizabeth looks delighted as she’s taken for a ride in a carriage in the grounds of Windsor Castle; a frilly baby bonnet framing her face. The picture was taken in 1927 when she was about a year old. Little did she know at that young age that she would grow up to be Queen after the abdication of her Uncle Edward and death of her father (AP Photo/PA)Princess Elizabeth has the same smile and eyes of her father King George V1 at the age of seven, while Princess Margaret is her mother’s daughter at two years old. If you take away her side curls in this picture, Princess Elizabeth could be son Charles when he was a boy - or even grandson William. Margaret’s face meanwhile changed completely as she got older, looking more like her father and bearing a close resemblance to her niece Princess Anne (PA)

  • Oyez! Oyez!

    The world had been waiting for months for the arrival of the latest baby royale, but as prepared as folks were for the proclamation, the appearance of royal crier Tony Appleton was at once jaw-dropping and splendid.

    That jacket. His bellow. The bell. And that marvelous tricorn hat with the electric-blue and pink feathers.

    His regalia may have been apropos for the occasion (in that Georgian era kind of way), but the scalawag wasn't officially sanctioned. The town crier told the Yahoo! News UK & Ireland, "I was not invited, I just crashed the party. I got out of my cab and I stood in front of the steps, because I didn't think I would be allowed on them, and did my bit. It was great."

    [Related: 'I just crashed the party': How town crier Tony, 76, announced the royal birth - and he wasn't even invited!]

    So whence did he come? Well, like all good town criers, 76-year-old Appleton has a website, where he reveals himself to be the Lord of the Manor of Great Baddow. Not surprisingly, t

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    Kate Middleton and Prince William’s royal baby is born (it's a prince!) and the world is celebrating—but Lupo, the couple's black Cocker Spaniel may need a hug.
    Lupo, adopted by the couple in 2012, hasn't just been lazing around or playing fetch—he's been caught up in royal baby madness, just like the rest of us. Here's a look at his crazy life, as of late.

    Suddenly a big brother, he's sharing the limelight: With a new baby on board, Luppo, long regarded as the “child” of Middleton and Prince William will go through an adjustment period. Sure, he landed a spot on Tattler magazine’s “50 Most Fascinating People in the Country” list but with the new addition to the royal family, he's not the only cutie in the palace. As Nicholas Dodman, director of the Animal Behavior Center at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Mass., explained to Good Morning America, “When you have a young couple, like the royal couple, before they have children, the dog becom

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    LONDON (AP) — When it comes to Prince William and his wife Kate's new baby boy, choosing just one name won't do. You need about three or four.

    Just ask the father, William Arthur Philip Louis. Or the grandfather, Charles Philip Arthur George. Or the great-grandmother, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.

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    "I think because the child is going to be the third in line to the throne, they have to maintain all this tradition," said Pauline Maclaran, a professor of marketing and consumer research at Royal Holloway and the co-author of the upcoming book, "Royal Fever: The British Monarchy in Consumer Culture."

    "They'll go for three or four names and ... be able to make the right nod to the right people," she said.

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    And it can't just be any old moniker, either. It has to have some gravitas: Noble names are steeped in history, which explains why, as royal baby fervor mounted in recent days, thousands of bets rolled

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