As her grandchildren have grown their own families in recent years, the Queen has welcomed a few adorable new members to her family.
From the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge introducing their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis, to Her Majesty’s breathtaking family portraits taken at Buckingham Palace, we’re looking back through the archives at some of our favorite pictures of Windsor babies.
In keeping with the times, members of The Firm like Princess Eugenie have decided to post their newborn children’s first photos online.
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was introduced by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex at a photocall in St. George’s Hall, Windsor Castle. “It’s magic, it’s pretty amazing, and I have the best two guys in the world, so I’m really happy,” Meghan said of motherhood. On May 6, 2019, Archie was born at The Portland Hospital in London.
Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor
Lilibet was Harry and Meghan’s second child, and she was born in June 2021. However, it took the couple one year to publish a solo portrait of Lilibet. Although she had previously appeared in the Sussexes’ Christmas card, Harry and Meghan generally kept her identity a secret. Lili can be seen here celebrating her first birthday in Windsor while the family was visiting the country for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
On July 23, 2013, at the tender age of one day, Prince George made his eagerly awaited debut in front of the public on the steps of the Lindo Wing at St. Mary’s hospital in Paddington. Kate waved and wore a light blue Jenny Packham dress, and Prince William matched her look with a casual blue shirt as he proudly displayed his newborn son.
The Duchess of Cambridge welcomed Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, her second child with Prince William, in 2015, and the world gained a new princess. Little Sister of Prince George was born on May 2, 2015, at 8:34 a.m. in the upscale Lindo Wing of St. Mary’s Hospital in London. Only 10 hours after her birth, the 8 lbs. 3 oz. baby royal made her public debut!
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared with their brand-new, bouncing baby boy just hours after he was born on the evening of April 23, 2018, when this first image of Prince Louis was taken for the general public.
Kate wore a dress very similar to the one Princess Diana wore in 1984 when she introduced Prince Harry to the world, as she had done with her previous post-baby appearances, as a tribute to her late mother-in-law.
August Philip Hawke Brooksbank
When she shared the first image of her newborn on her feed, Princess Eugenie officially announced the birth of her son, August. August was born to the Queen’s granddaughter on February 21, 2021, at London’s Portland Hospital. 11 days after his birth, she revealed his full name, with middle names honoring Reverend Edward Hawke Brooksbank, an ancestor of Prince Philip and husband Jack.
Seven months after Prince George was born, Prince William’s cousin Zara Tindall gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Mia Grace Tindall, giving him a royal playmate. In February 2014, Zara and her husband Mike exclusively revealed the arrival of their new baby to HELLO!
Lena Elizabeth, Mike and Zara’s second daughter, was born in June 2018. Lena is pronounced Lay-na, and the baby’s second name honors Zara’s grandmother, the Queen, according to the couple’s spokesperson. Additionally, their representative affirmed that the name Lena is “just a name they liked” and has no special meaning.
In March 2021, Lucas, the couple’s third child and lone son, was born, one month after his cousin August, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s first child. On his podcast The Good, The Bad, and The Rugby, Mike announced the birth of his son, saying: “Sunday got even better because a little baby boy arrived at my house.”
Arrived without delay. failed to reach the hospital. On the floor of the restroom,” he added. So, yes, it involved rushing to the gym, getting a mat, going into the bathroom, putting the mat and towels down, and bracing repeatedly. Mike continued by describing his wife Zara as “a warrior”.
The young Prince William was christened on August 4 of the same year he was born, 1982, under the name William Arthur Philip Louis. As is customary for royal infants, the Archbishop of Canterbury baptized him in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace. The child was smiling and playing with a teddy bear when the photo was taken.
On September 15, 1984, William’s younger brother was born into the world. The younger son of Charles and Diana, Prince Henry Charles Albert David, also known as Harry, was born at St. Mary’s Hospital. In December, the Archbishop of Canterbury baptized him in Windsor’s St. George’s Chapel.
The first child of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York was born on 8 August 1988. The fifth grandchild of the Queen and Prince Philip was born at 8.18 p.m. at the Portland Hospital. Her name is Beatrice Elizabeth Mary.
On March 23, 1990, less than two years later, Prince Andrew and Sarah welcomed their second daughter.
Lady Louise Windsor
Lady Louise Windsor, born 8 November 2003, is the eldest child and only daughter of the Earl and Countess of Wessex. Prince Edward, who was born prematurely and was unable to attend the birth, later expressed his regret, saying: “First of all, I’m rather shocked and delighted at the news. I have seen Sophie, and while she is doing well, she has also had some trying times.
James, Viscount Severn
James, Louise’s younger brother, is the only son and only child of Prince Edward and the Countess of Wessex. He was born on December 17, 2007, making him the second child.
On July 27, 1981, Princess Anne and her daughter Zara Phillips attended Zara’s christening at Windsor Castle.
The Queen, or Princess Elizabeth of York, was born at 17 Bruton Street in Mayfair, London, at 2.40 am on April 21, 1926. She was the first child born to Queen Mother and King George VI.
Prince Charles, the first child of the Queen and Prince Philip, was born on 14 November 1948. One month later, Dr. Geoffrey Fisher, the Archbishop of Canterbury, blessed him in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace. The Queen Mother and King George VI’s first grandchild was named Charles. In 1952, after the King’s passing, he was declared the heir apparent.
The only daughter of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Anne, was born at Clarence House on August 15, 1950. On October 21, 1950, she was baptized at Buckingham Palace as Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise.
In March 1960, Prince Charles was beaming as he looked at his brand-new baby brother. On February 19, Prince Andrew was conceived. In a letter to her midwife, the Queen mentioned the impending birth of Prince Andrew, writing: “The children were very excited at the news of the baby, especially Charles, who loves small children! Now that Anne is more accustomed to the concept.
“Being so far removed from the baby world, it has taken the parents a while to adjust to the idea as well. The thought that there will soon be another baby in the nursery is lovely, though.
Prince Edward, the monarch’s third son and fourth child, was born at Buckingham Palace on March 10, 1964.