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Queen congratulates Meghan and Harry on birth of their baby

Meghan and Harry's daughter Lilibet's name is a tribute to both her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, and late grandmother, Princess Diana. Source: Vanity Fair

LONDON: Queen Elizabeth has shared a sweet message on the birth of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s daughter Lilibet Diana.

Buckingham Palace released a statement via Instagram: “Congratulations to The Duke and Duchess of Sussex on the birth of Lilibet Diana!”

“The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted with the news.”

The palace added that baby Lili joins an already large royal brood. “Lilibet is Her Majesty’s 11th great-grandchild.”

The birth of Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby daughter was revealed in an official announcement on June 6, two days after she was born in Santa Barbara, California, and the whole royal family is celebrating — including the queen.

Prince William and Kate Middleton also shared their own sweet message on social media, saying that they are “all delighted by the happy news” of baby Lilibet’s arrival.” They wrote: “Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie.”

Meghan and Harry’s daughter Lilibet’s connection to her royal relatives holds strong, as her name is a tribute to both her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, and late grandmother, Princess Diana.

Kate Middleton and Prince William are all delighted   by the happy news of baby Lili’s arrival, saying:  ‘Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie.’

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge congratulated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their new baby girl Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

Soon after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced the birth of their second child, Uncle William and aunt Kate shared their excitement on social media

The Queen, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have also been informed and are delighted with the news of the birth of a daughter for The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.