Monday, July 22, 2013

The Duchess of Cambridge is in labor

It's official: the Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington at 6:00 a.m., this morning.

The new prince or princess will be 3rd in line to the throne.  This will be the first time since 1894 with a sovereign and three direct heirs.

taken after the Christening of HH Prince Edward of York, great-grandson of Queen Victoria.  The christening took place at White Lodge, Richmond Park on July 16, 1894.  The future Edward VIII was born on June 23, 1894 at White Lodge, the home of his maternal grandparents, the Duke and Duchess of Teck.  On May 28, 1898,  Queen Victoria issued a Letters Patent extending the HRH to the children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.

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