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Britain's royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

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Britain's royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

<p>Britain’s new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account.</p> <p>The daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, the palace said.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en" align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.</p>— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) <a href="https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/595227874933739520">May 4, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en" align="center"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.</p>— Kensington Palace (@KensingtonRoyal) <a href="https://twitter.com/KensingtonRoyal/status/595228007930974208">May 4, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>After spending a couple of nights in London, the duke and duchess travelled to their country mansion on the Queen’s Sandringham estate in the east of England. </p> <p>Some reports suggest the royal couple did not wish to divulge the name of the new princess until after the Queen was told.</p> <p>The birth of the new baby was marked earlier today (May 4) with a Royal baby Gun Salute at London’s Hyde Park.</p> <p>The custom is that gun salutes are fired for the birth of every Prince or Princess, no matter where their place is within the succession.</p> <p>Charlotte Elizabeth Diana – who’s fourth in line to the throne – was delivered on Saturday morning, weighing 8lbs 3oz </p> <p>She was born at the same hospital as her brother George, who will turn two this summer.</p>