Duke and Duchess of Cambridge name royal baby Louis Arthur Charles

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Long live Prince Louis of Cambridge!

Before the birth of Kate Middleton Prince William even accidentally unveiled the gender of the third child and called possible name: "I will insist that the child named Jack", said William, after a pause, he added: "Or Jackie".

After the prince was born on Monday, St George's Day, named after England's patron saint, some members of the public had anticipated that George would feature in the new prince's name.

The Palace said in a short statement: 'The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles.

Prince William and Duchess Kate have announced the name of their new baby.

William and Kate now have three children: Louis joins Charlotte, 2, and George, 4.

The new arrival is Queen Elizabeth II's sixth great-grandchild and bumps Prince Harry to sixth place in the line of succession. Louis Mountbatten, Earl Mountbatten of Burma, was the uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and also the queen's second cousin.

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The name does not have a strong British royal pedigree, being more commonly associated with kings of France.

He was assassinated by Irish republicans when his boat was blown up on a fishing trip off the coast of County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland.

'At one stroke, Louis pleases great-grandfather and grandfather, which is a good thing'.

The middle name Charles is a tribute to the duke's father, the Prince of Wales.

Their eldest son George's full name is George Alexander Louis.

Like other royal names, the moniker is steeped in history.

As reported by Elle, the princess is getting plenty of one-on-one time with her younger brother because Prince George had to return to school the morning after the baby was born.

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