In one of the most highly anticipated royal births of our generation, the Duchess of Cambridge, also known as Kate Middleton, delivered a baby boy (8 lb., 6 oz.) July 22, 2013 at the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in London, heir to Prince William and eventually the throne.
In a sign of the modernization of the British monarchy, and of tradition keeping up with the changing times, the royal birth was announced to the public in the well-established method of a proclamation on an easel at Buckingham Palace, but also via the British Monarchy's Twitter feed and numerous live televised reports.
the Duke and Duchess are likely to continue to embrace a more modernized upbringing of their son, much like Prince William experienced with his mother, Princess Diana, given Kate's commoner-aristocratic background and self-assured nature.
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, has already granted the title of "Prince" to Prince William's son even prior to his birth, and the third in line to the throne will face a very difference childhood than his family when it comes to technology, news, and life in general - but one thing is for certain: he will have the same "grounded" lifestyle as his parents, and deep roots in compassion, patience, as well as the style and grace of his mother.
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