Royal Baby’s Name Revealed Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Royal Baby's Name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

At last ….the newest UK royal baby, a girl born on Saturday, has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

The people behind the “ROYAL NAME” include her great grandmother the reigning Queen Elizabeth.

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Diana comes from her paternal grandmother, Princess Diana, who died in 1997.

Charlotte, a feminine form of Charles, is likely a nod to her grandfather, Prince Charles.

Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is fourth in line to the throne — after Prince Charles; her father, Prince William, and her brother, Prince George. She will be called Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

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Her mother is Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge.

Charlotte was among the U.K. bookmakers’ favorites before the announcement. Alice was another, followed closely by Victoria and Elizabeth, according to gaming site Ladbrokes.


Queen Elizabeth II Trivia:

  • Ascended British and Commonwealth thrones on February 6th, 1952.
  • Was crowned in Westminster Abbey in London on June 2, 1953. This coronation became the first major international television broadcast.
  • Son, Prince Charles Philip Arthur George, born Nov. 14, 1948.
  • Son, Prince Andrew Albert Christian Edward, born Feb. 19, 1960.
  • Son, Prince Edward Antony Richard Louis, (aka Edward Wessex) born March 10, 1964.
  • Daughter, Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, born Aug. 15, 1950.
  • Daughter of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and King George VI.
  • Owns one of the world’s largest private collections of postage stamps.
  • She formally approves all government legislation, though she does this on the advice of the Prime Minister. It would create a massive crisis if she did not approve a piece of legislation.
  • She enjoys watching horse-racing, “Doctor Who” and the British comedy Last of the Summer Wine (1973) .
  • She has owned over 30 corgis over the years, and her four current dogs are named Pharos, Swift, Emma, and Linnet (as of February 2002).
  • Sister of Princess Margaret
  • Formerly the mother-in-law of Princess Diana and Sarah Ferguson.
  • Grandmother of Peter Phillips, Zara Phillips, Prince William Windsor, Prince Harry Windsor, ‘Princess Beatrice’,
  • Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise Windsor and James Mountbatten-Windsor (Viscount Severn).
  • Granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary.
  • Niece of King Edward VIII (Duke of Windsor), Mary the Princess Royal (aka Victoria, 1897-1965), Prince Henry (Duke of Gloucester), Prince George (‘Duke of Kent’), and Prince John (1905-1919).
  • Great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
  • First cousin, twice removed, of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Tsarina Alexandra and Queen Victoria Eugenia.
  • Aunt of David Armstrong-Jones (Viscount Linley) and Sarah Armstrong-Jones.
  • First cousin of the Duke of Gloucester.
  • Earned her nickname “Lillibet” as a child, when she could not pronounce her name.
  • Great-granddaughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
  • Not including the United Kingdom, she is Queen of over a dozen countries, including Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Since she does not live in those countries, though she visits often, much of her duties are performed by a Governor General who she appoints on the advice of the Prime Minister of the country in question. It is important to note that neither the sovereign nor the Governors General, have had any hand in governing these countries since the 1930s, and their roles are purely ceremonial.
  • She owns the world’s finest Pink Diamond, It forms the Centre of a flower brooch and weights 54.50 carats.
  • Although most of the “Crown Jewels” are owned by the state, the British Royal Family do own one of the most valuable collection of jewels in the world, containing some of the worlds largest diamonds, Emeralds, Sapphires, and Rubies.
  • Time Magazine’s “Man (or Person) of the Year” (1953)
  • Learned to drive in 1945 when she joined the Army.
  • Is fluent in French.
  • Has sat for 139 official portraits to date.
  • Has visited the sets of Britain’s most popular soap operas Coronation Street (1960), EastEnders (1985) and Emmerdale (1972).
  • Has received over 3 million items of correspondence during her reign.
  • At the time of her coronation, her favorite actors were Laurence Olivier, Gary Cooper and Dirk Bogarde.
  • Is portrayed by Helen Mirren in The Queen (2006).
  • Has never held a drivers license, despite driving an ambulance in WWII.
  • The 2009 Sunday Times List estimated her net worth at $442 million.
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became Queen in a tree house. At the time of her father’s death she was staying at the Treetops Hotel. It is literally built into the tops of the trees of the Aberdares National Park as a tree house, offering the guests a close view of the local wildlife in complete safety. It was there that, uniquely, she “went up a Princess and came down a Queen”. She was the first British monarch since the Act of Union in 1801 to be outside the country at the moment of succession, and also the first in modern times not to know the exact time of her accession (because her father, George VI, had died in his sleep at an unknown time). On the night her father died, Sir Horace Hearne, then Chief Justice of Kenya, escorted The Princess Elizabeth, as she then was, to a state dinner at the Treetops Hotel. Upon finding out that she was now Queen she returned immediately to Britain.
  • Has 8 grandchildren:Prince William Arthur Philip Louis (b. 21 June 1982), and Prince Henry Charles Albert David (b. 15 September 1984, Prince Charles’ sons), Peter Mark Andrew Phillips (b. 15 November 1977) and Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips (b. 15 May 1981, Princess Anne’s children), Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary (b. 8 August 1988) and Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena (b. 23 March 1990, Prince Andrew’s daughters), Lady Louise Alice Elizabeth Mary (b. 8 November 2003) and James Alexander Philip Theo, Viscount Severn (b. 17 December 2007, Prince Edward’s children).
  • Third cousin of Princess Elizabeth of Yugoslavia.
    Cousin of Lady Elizabeth Anson.
  • Her favourite Royal residence is Windsor Castle.
  • Likes tea, with milk and no sugar every morning.
  • Harry’s graduation was the first time in 15 years she presented the ceremony.
  • Ascended the throne when she was 25.
  • May 4-8. Her Majesty stayed in Jamestown, Virginia to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the colonizing of Jamestown. [May 2007]
  • On the 9th of September 2007 there was much news coverage of Queen Elizabeth II attending the Opening of the Welsh Assembly. Unfortunately, unintentional humor resulted when some broadcasters used the common abbreviation of the word Assembly.
  • Her Coronation in 1953 was watched by a 13-year old David Jason; she later knighted him during her birthday honors on December 1st, 2005. According to Jason, she never tells anyone to ‘arise’ once they’ve been knighted – it’s an urban myth and not part of the ceremony. Later, she told Jason he had been in the business a long time, and he asked if he had ever done anything to offend her. She laughed and said no.

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