Prince Harry and Meghan say daughter christened as Princess Lilibet Diana

Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, have christened their daughter Princess Lilibet Diana in California.

“I can affirm that Princess Lilibet Diana was christened on Friday, March 3 by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, the Rev John Taylor,” a spokesperson for the Sussexes mentioned in a press release.

Princess Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor


Lilibet was not a princess at delivery as a result of she was not a grandchild of the monarch. She gained the appropriate to the title, nonetheless, when her grandfather King Charles III took the throne, in keeping with guidelines set out by King George V in 1917.

The Wednesday announcement by the Sussexes was the primary time Lilibet has been publicly known as a princess. Each Lilibet and her brother Archie are entitled to make use of HRH, or His or Her Royal Highness, and the prince and princess titles, in the event that they select to beneath the 1917 guidelines.

Buckingham Palace didn’t challenge a proper assertion on Lilibet’s christening, nevertheless it was understood that the royal household’s web site could be up to date to mirror the kids’s titles.

Lilibet is Harry and Meghan’s second baby, born in 2021. Their son Archie was born in 2019.

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey in 2021, Meghan mentioned the royal household had prompt altering the conference that will give Archie the title of “Prince.” She mentioned she was by no means given a cause why “the primary member of shade on this household [was] not being titled in the identical method that different grandchildren could be.”

“Even with that conference I am speaking about, whereas I used to be pregnant, they mentioned they needed to vary the conference for Archie. Properly why?” Meghan advised Oprah.

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