The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a boy. The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to hospital in London after going into labour with her third child early on Monday morning. Catherine, Duchess of is a member of the British royal family. Her husband, Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, is expected to become king of the United Kingdom and of 15 other Commonwealth realms.
The new arrival, which was born at St Mary’s Hospital, London, is fifth in line to the throne and the Queen’s sixth great-grandchild.
The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth of his son at 11:01 BST, weighing 8lbs 7oz.
A Kensington Palace statement said Catherine and her son, who is yet to be named, are “both doing well”.
Members of both families had been informed and were “delighted with the news”.
Kensington Palace said the name of the baby would be announced in due course while a formal notice of the birth had been posted on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace.