Friday, May 13, 2016

New Princess has a name

May 13, 1926

It was "officially announced" earlier today that the newborn daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York will be named Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, reports the New York Times.

Elizabeth is the christian name of the Duchess of York.  Mary is honor of Queen Mary, the mother of the Duke of York, and Alexandra is in honor of the late Queen Mother, who was born Princess Alexandra of Denmark.

The new princess will be known as Princess Elizabeth of York.

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