New parents Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have taken their new son on his first road trip. Prince George of Cambridge is spending quality time with his grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton. The royal family left Kensington Palace on Wednesday after announcing the official name of their son and are in Bucklebury, visiting Catherine’s parents. Here’s the AC360 411 on the new prince:
8 lbs. 6 oz.
The weight of royal baby at birth.
The number of first names for the royal baby: George Alexander Louis.
The number of first names Prince William, Prince Harry and Prince Charles each have. William’s full name is William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor. Harry is Henry Charles Albert David Windsor and Charles’ name is Charles Philip Arthur George Windsor.
Prince George of Cambridge is third in line to the throne after his grandfather Prince Charles and his father, Prince William.
If Prince George of Cambridge takes the throne one day he may or may not be King George VII. His grandpa may choose that name for himself.
The number of years the last King George (VI) reigned . He was Queen Elizabeth’s father and his story was famously depicted in the Oscar-winning movie “A King’s Speech” (2010).
The age of both Prince William and Duchess Catherine when their son was born.
The number of great-grandchildren Queen Elizabeth now has with the birth of William and Catherine’s baby. Her other great-grandchildren are Savannah (2010) and Isla (2012) who are the children of her grandson Peter Phillips and his wife, Autumn.
The number of silver pennies coined by the Royal Mint, to be given to UK babies who are born on the same day as the royal baby.
The estimated economic boost for the UK economy due to “royal baby mania” - linked to souvenir sales and much more.
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