The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their first-born son George. He will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
Bookmakers in England had tipped the name as the favorite with odds of 9/4 today.
Today, the child, who is third in line to the throne and will one day be king, was visited at Kensington Palace by his great-grandmother The Queen, as well as Prince Harry. Later, the royal family drove to Buckleberry, Berkshire, Catherine’s family home, where they are expected to spend a few days.
Six King Georges have worn the crown throughout history since the German-born George I, the first Hanoverian king of Great Britain, acceded to the throne in 1714.
The last George on the throne was George VI, the Queen’s father, who died in 1952 but was known to his family as Bertie.
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