One mahor Royal Mystery has officially been solved.
Almost two weeks removed from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcoming their first child into the world, Kensington Palace has made Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s birth certificate available to the public.
We may still need a little while to get used to that name.
Regardless, however, the document that confirms he actually exists does list a couple of interesting tidbits on it.
For starters, the little one was born at the private Portland Hospital in Westminster.
The whereabouts of just where Meghan and Harry went for this blessed event was kept under wraps until now, with some outlets writing that Markle was even considering going WAY against Royal Tradition and going with a home birth.
But she thought better of it in the end.
As for what else the certificate tells us?
One interesting note is that this paper lists Meghan’s official job title as “Princess of the United Kingdom.” (Harry’s is listed as “Prince of the United Kingdom.”)
A former star on the USA Network legal drama Suits, Markle worked as an actress for many years.
However, she was forced to give this line of work up when she fell in love with a Royal.
Her official title is Duchess of Sussex, but now we know that her occupation is apparently that of “princess,” whatever that entails exactly.
As also mentioned on this certificate, Archie Harrison was born on May 6 at 5:26 a.m., weighing 7 lbs. 3 oz.
He is seventh in the line to the British throne, but his parents are determined to give him a normal childhood. As normal as possible under their circumstances, that is.
Along those lines, however, they’ve moved away from Kensington Palace in favor of a home in the country, Frogmore Cottage; and they’ve opted not to give Archie a royal title.
Naturally, and sadly, Markle has been criticized already for these decisions.
Some Brits will simply hate her forever.
But at least Harry loves his wife very much, along with the child they’ve created together through sexual intercourse.
“As every father and parent would ever say, your baby is absolutely amazing, but this little thing is absolutely to die for, so I’m just over the moon,” the Prince said in his first remarks about Archie.
“He has the sweetest temperament. He’s really calm,” Meghan later added.
Meghan and Harry got married in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle in May of 2018.
They announced that they were expecting their first child five months after their nuptials.
For an extended look at the precious little boy… here you go!