Sussex Royal share adorable photo of The Queen meeting newborn baby Archie in Windsor today
8 May 2019, 16:47 | Updated: 15 May 2019, 12:10
The Queen met her grandson for the first time today - as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped out as a family for the first time this afternoon
The Queen met her grandson Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor for the first time today as she visited new parents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry in Windsor.
The new parents, who unveiled their son at a photocall earlier today, shared a photo of the meeting on Instagram - and also announced the baby's adorable name.
They wrote: "The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are pleased to announce they have named their first born child:
"Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor
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The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh were today introduced to the newborn son of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex at Windsor Castle. The Duchess’s mother, Ms Doria Ragland was also present. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are delighted to announce that they have named their son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. 📸 Chris Allerton/@sussexroyal
"This afternoon Their Royal Highnesses introduced Her Majesty The Queen to her eighth great-grandchild at Windsor Castle. The Duke of Edinburgh and The Duchess’ mother were also present for this special occasion."
The Queen (who is currently at Windsor Castle) will meet her new great-grandchild alongside Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan today. Details to come!— Omid Scobie (@scobie) May 8, 2019
The baby is The Queen's eighth great-grandchild, and seventh in line to the throne.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex unveiled their new baby in a photocall earlier today.
Speaking to the press, Meghan said: “It's magic. It's pretty amazing. I mean, I have the two best guys in the world so I'm really happy.
"He has the sweetest temperament. He's really calm."