On Wednesday, June 9, the BBC reported, citing an unnamed Palace supply, that the proud mother and father allegedly didn’t ask Queen Elizabeth II about naming their new child Lilibet, which as royal followers nicely know, is the monarch’s lifelong private nickname.
Harry and Meghan, nevertheless, swiftly denied the declare. In keeping with a spokesperson for the couple, earlier than saying their daughter’s start, Harry referred to as his grandmother to begin with his members of the family and shared his and Meghan’s want to title their child lady Lilibet in honor of the queen. They might have used a unique title if Queen Elizabeth didn’t help the selection.
The sovereign is just not the one royal Lili is called after. “Her center title, Diana, was chosen,” the infant’s start announcement defined, “to honor her beloved late grandmother, The Princess of Wales.”