Just two days after welcoming their first royal child, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry introduced Queen Elizabeth, Doria Ragland and Prince Philip to their son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The proud parents took to their social media account to share the adorable news along with a heartwarming family photo.
“This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle,” the statement reads. “The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion.”
The sweet pictures show baby Archie with great-grandmother Elizabeth, 93, as well as great-grandfather, Philip, 97, grandmother Doria, 62, and parents Meg, 37, and Harry, 34. Fans of the royal couple couldn’t help but gush about how adorable the royal encounter was.
“Congratulations! I do love this picture. It represents diversity. Beautiful family,” one fan wrote in the comment section of their Instagram post. “Perfect. A lovely set of names … modern and traditional. The queen obviously loves her newest great-grandchild. Lovely photo,” wrote another.
On Monday, May 6, the royal couple announced that they their first child had officially been born, this after a highly anticipated wait. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex took to social media to share the good news with their friends and fans.
“We are pleased to announce that Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their firstborn child in the early morning on May 6th, 2019,” the message read. “Their Royal Highnesses’ son weighs 7lbs. 3oz. The duchess and baby are both healthy and well, and the couple thank members of the public for their shared excitement and support during this very special time in their lives. More details will be shared in the forthcoming days.”
Following the historic birth, the red-headed royal gushed to the press about what it’s been like becoming a father. “This has been the most amazing experience I could possibly imagine,” he said. “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension. But we are both absolutely thrilled and so grateful for all the love and support from everyone out there. It’s been amazing. So we just wanted to share this with everybody.”
We are so over the moon happy for the royal family during this amazing time!