Prince Harry and Meghan Markle chose to include their two children Archie Harrison and Lilibet Diana in their recent Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan, which included footage of sweet Lili taking her first steps.
Their only daughter was born on the 4 June 2021, more than two years after her brother Archie. We unearth seven astonishing facts you may not know about her…
WATCH: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle share first photo of Lilibet
Lilibet is named after her grandmother and great grandmother
In 2021, the couple welcomed Lilibet "Lili" Diana Mountbatten-Windsor into the family. Explaining their choice of name, they added: "Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet.
"Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honour her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales."
The nickname 'Lilibet' is said to have come about when a young Queen, then Princess Elizabeth, couldn't pronounce her name so she called herself 'Lilibet' instead.
Lilibet has the same middle name as Princess Charlotte
Lilibet has the same middle name as her cousin
Lilibet was born in a different country to her brother
The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to her daughter in the US at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, whereas her son Archie was born in the UK, at the Portland Hospital in London. This wasn’t necessarily a conscious choice, just down to where the couple were living at the time.
The Sussexes new they were expecting a little girl
Lilibet's parents knew they were having a girl
Unlike with baby Archie, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to find out if they were having a boy or girl when Meghan was carrying Lilibet. So, they may have had the sweet name in mind for a while ahead of her arrival.
Lilibet is eight in line to the throne
The official royal website explains that Miss Lilibet Mountbatten-Windsor is eight in line to the throne, just below her brother Archie but above her great uncle Prince Andrew. This comes after the rules changed to allow female counterparts to be considered in lineage.
Lilibet was almost one when she met the Queen for the first time
When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were in the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, they took their daughter Lilibet to meet Her Majesty for the first time. It was an off-camera private meeting for the family to experience away from the media.
Lilibet has officially met the Queen now
Lilibet has the same star sign as Prince Philip
Lilibet was born on 4 June which makes her a Gemini, which is the same star sign as the late Prince Philip, who is her great grandfather and celebrated his birthday on 10 June. The astrology charts mark Geminis as "gentle, affectionate, curious and adaptable".
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