|Born||6 May 2019|
London, United Kingdom
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor (born 6 May 2019) is the son of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. A great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II, he is seventh in the line of succession to the British throne.
Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is the son of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. He was born at 05:26 BST (04:26 UTC) on 6 May 2019 at the Portland Hospital in London.Several landmarks were illuminated in different colours to mark the birth, including Niagara Falls, the CN Tower and the London Eye. His name was announced on 8 May 2019. He was baptised wearing the royal christening gown by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 6 July 2019 in the private chapel at Windsor Castle. The ceremony was behind closed doors and the public were not invited to see the family or guests arrive or depart.
Archie Mountbatten-Windsor descends from the British royal family on his father's side and from the American working and middle classes on his mother's side.He is a citizen both of the United Kingdom and of the United States.
As a great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II,Archie Mountbatten-Windsor is seventh in the line of succession to the British throne. Although not a royal prince or entitled to the style of royal highness, as heir apparent to his father's Dukedom of Sussex, Earldom of Dumbarton, and Barony of Kilkeel, Archie would customarily have been entitled to use Prince Harry's subsidiary title Earl of Dumbarton as a courtesy. However, the Duke and Duchess decided instead that he would be styled as Master Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in accordance with their wish that he grow up as a private citizen.
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, is a member of the British royal family. He is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales and is sixth in the line of succession to the British throne.
Mountbatten-Windsor is the personal surname used by some of the male-line descendants of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Under a declaration made in Privy Council in 1960, the name Mountbatten-Windsor applies to male-line descendants of the Queen without royal styles and titles. Individuals with royal styles do not usually use a surname, but some descendants of the Queen with royal styles have used Mountbatten-Windsor when a surname was required.
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Doria Loyce Ragland is the mother of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, the mother-in-law of Prince Harry, and the maternal grandmother of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who is seventh in line to the British throne. She is a former makeup artist, business owner, yoga instructor, and former social worker who worked in the mental health sector from 2015 to 2018.
Baron Kilkeel is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 19 May 2018 by Queen Elizabeth II as a subsidiary title for her grandson Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, upon the occasion of his marriage to Meghan Markle. It is named after the small fishing port of Kilkeel, County Down, with a population of 6,887, in the District of Newry, Mourne and Down in Northern Ireland. On the same day, he was also created Duke of Sussex and Earl of Dumbarton. Traditionally, male members of the royal family are granted at least one title on their wedding day by the monarch.
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Thomas Wayne Markle Sr. is the father of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, the father-in-law of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and the maternal grandfather of Archie Mountbatten-Windsor, the seventh in line to the British throne. He is an American retired television lighting director and director of photography. He received a Chicago / Midwest Emmy Award for work on the television program Made in Chicago in 1975 and was a co-recipient of two Daytime Emmy Awards for work on the television soap opera General Hospital, in 1982 and 2011.
Members of the Markle and Ragland families have been related by marriage to the British royal family since the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, on May 19, 2018, when Meghan became the Duchess of Sussex. Almost a year later, on 6 May 2019, Meghan gave birth to a boy, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor. The Markle family is of German descent and originates in Alsace on the modern French–German border, and Meghan's paternal ancestors moved to the United States in the 17th century; among her father's other ancestors are American settlers of English, Dutch, and Irish descent. The Ragland family is of African American descent, and Meghan's maternal ancestors were enslaved in the U.S. state of Georgia.
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Frogmore Cottage is a historic Grade II listed house in the grounds of Frogmore House built in 1801 at the direction of Queen Charlotte on the Frogmore Estate, part of Home Park, Windsor, Berkshire, England. A part of the Crown Estate, with the previous tenets, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, and their son, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor had been living there before they moved to Canada, and now the United States.
On 8 January 2020, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, announced on Instagram their decision to "step back as 'senior' members" of the British royal family, splitting their time between the United Kingdom and North America, and to become financially independent. The event was dubbed Megxit and the term became adopted globally on social and news media, spawning various internet memes and "Megxit" merchandising. The New York Times recorded: "'Megxit' Is the New Brexit in a Britain Split by Age and Politics".
Doria was born and raised in a middle-class African-American community of Los Angeles. She later earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California and became a yoga instructor.
She had a pretty American upper middle class existence, including a private elementary and secondary school education and an undergraduate degree from an elite American university.
... he represents change for the oldest of houses. He is half American, descended on his mother’s side from a bellhop in a Cleveland hotel, a laundry worker in Chattanooga, and a bartender in an Atlanta saloon.
Los Angeles-born Meghan Markle is believed to have retained her US citizenship, and she will automatically pass that on to her offspring unless the child renounces US citizenship once he or she turns 18.
Archie Mountbatten-WindsorBorn: 6 May 2019
|Lines of succession|
The Duke of Sussex
| Succession to the British throne |
7th in line
The Duke of York