Posted: 2:38 p.m. Monday, July 22, 2013
Clarence House has just announced that Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a healthy baby boy.
Kate went into labor around 5:30am London time. The Palace announced late Monday that the baby the baby arrived at 4:24pm London time and weighed 8 lbs, 6 oz.
Prince William was by his wife’s side through the delivery. Clarence House announced on Twitter that “The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry & families have been told and are delighted.”
They added “her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well and will remain in hospital overnight.”
That means the third in line to the throne will one day be King, behind his father Prince William and grandfather Prince Charles.