Category Archives: Royal history

Royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Their daughter’s full title will be “Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge” and the newest addition to the British royal family will sit 4th in line … Continue reading

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Royal birth announcement – “easely” mixing tradition and tech!

The Royal Baby’s birth will be announced in a mix of tradition and technology. As soon as William and Catherine’s baby is born, a medical bulletin announcing the birth will be signed by Catherine’s doctors, and taken from the private Lindo wing, … Continue reading

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Royal baby’s title announced- Prince or Princess of Cambridge

Buckingham Palace have confirmed that William and Kate’s imminent arrival will be entitled (to a title) and will receive the status of  HRH Prince / Princess (name inserted) of Cambridge. As readers of our previous post will testify, this isn’t … Continue reading

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Maternity leave for the Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge has fulfilled her last two official royal engagements, and started her maternity leave in preparation for the birth of her first child, who will be third in line to the throne, next month. Catherine’s last solo engagement … Continue reading

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Where will the royal baby be born?

Since the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that they are expecting their first child to be born in mid July our thoughts have turned to the place of birth for the third in line to the throne. If, … Continue reading

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Kate gives guarded response at St Patrick’s Day parade

I think William and Kate are enjoying keeping us all guessing as to whether the Royal Family will be welcoming a Prince or a Princess in the summer! On a St Patrick’s Day visit to the Irish Guards in Aldershot, … Continue reading

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In the royal baby name race, Henry’s in the frame but loses by an Ed

As we continue our look at royal baby names given to heirs and sons / daughters of heirs we turn to the two most popular names, Henry and Edward, who appear a combined total of twelve times. The first three Henrys all … Continue reading

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“William and Catherine are thrilled to announce the birth of baby Harthacnut.” You heard it here first!

Here at A Royal Baby blog we’re trying to predict the name of William and Kate’s first born baby. After turning to the history books for clues we continue our look at the names of royal babies who were either next in line to the throne or next but one … Continue reading

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From Alfred to Ethelfleda; what’s in a royal baby name?

Following the announcement by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge that they are expecting their baby to be born in the month of July, focus will inevitably switch to the likely name of the little prince or princess. (The Queen … Continue reading

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The Duke of Cambridge (pt.2)

Following Prince George Augustus (George II of Great Britain), the next recipient of the title Duke of Cambridge was Prince Adolphus (born 1774) the seventh son and eighth child of King George III and Queen Charlotte. Born at Buckingham Palace, Adolphus … Continue reading

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