LONDON—

Prince Harry

and

Meghan Markle

had a daughter, their 2nd kid, and named her

Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

Lilibet, or Lili, was born on Friday at eleven:40 a.m. local time at Santa Barbara Cottage Clinic in Santa Barbara, Calif., in accordance to a assertion on the web page of the couple’s Archewell business.

The little one, a younger sister for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s 2-12 months-previous son,

Archie,

weighed seven pounds and eleven ounces. She will be eighth in line for the throne just after her grandfather,

Prince Charles,

Harry’s brother William and his three children, and Harry himself and her elder brother.

Both mother and kid are nutritious and perfectly, and settling in at dwelling, the couple explained.

The start comes at a time of strained relations amongst the Sussexes and the U.K. royal relatives. The couple quit as working royals past 12 months and relocated to the U.S. to escape push intrusion and allegations of racism in the royal ranks, which senior relatives members deny.

It also follows the dying in April of

Prince Philip,

Queen Elizabeth’s

partner of additional than 70 years.

Lilibet was a childhood nickname of the Queen, and the baby’s middle name honors Diana, Princess of Wales, Harry’s mother, the couple explained.

The start implies

Prince Andrew,

the Queen’s 2nd son, moves down one location to ninth in the line of succession. He has stepped again from royal obligations because of a scandal above his earlier friendship with now-deceased sex offender

Jeffrey Epstein.

Prince Andrew explained in a 2018 television job interview that he regretted his affiliation with Mr. Epstein and past saw him in 2010, when he explained he achieved him to terminate their partnership.

Royal Reckoning

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry spoke to Oprah Winfrey about their rift with Buckingham Palace. Markle explained she had had suicidal thoughts, and the couple spelled out why they signed Netflix and Spotify discounts just after leaving royal-relatives obligations. Picture: Harpo Productions/Joe Pugliese by way of Getty Images

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