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Meghan Markle baby: Where in the line of succession is the new Sussex royal baby?

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s baby girl was born on Friday, June 4.

The doting parents confirmed the happy news in a statement issued via their spokespeople on Sunday.

The birth announcement read: “It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world.

“Lili was born on Friday, June 4 at  11:40 a.m. in the trusted care of the doctors and staff at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa  Barbara, CA.  

“She weighed 7 lbs 11 oz. Both mother and child are healthy and well, and settling in at home.  

“Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Her Majesty The Queen, whose family nickname is Lilibet.  Her middle name, Diana, was chosen to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales. 

“This is the second child for the couple, who also have a two-year-old son named Archie Harrison  Mountbatten-Windsor. The Duke and Duchess thank you for your warm wishes and prayers as they  enjoy this special time as a family.”

Where is new Sussex Baby in the line of succession?

Meghan and Harry’s second child is the Queen’s 11trh great-grandchild and is 8th in line to the throne.

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