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PHOTOS: Every British royal baby that's been born in the last 100 years

April 13th 2019, 1:36:10 pm

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting a baby in April.

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  • The couple announced on Thursday that they aren't planning on sharing photos of the baby until a few days after the birth.
  • Fear not we've rounded up photos of every British royal baby born in the last 100 years to keep you going until then.
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a baby in April, and fans around the world can't wait to get a first glimpse.

However, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday that the couple plan to keep the birth "private."

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will host a photo call with their new baby at Windsor Castle, but it won't be until a few days after the birth.

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Despite popular belief, it's not unusual for royal parents to divert from tradition.

From Princess Diana making history by showing baby William off to the press in front of St Mary's Hospital to Queen Elizabeth II posing with Prince Andrew before his name was even revealed, there certainly have been many different ways of approaching the birth of a royal baby.

As a tribute to Baby Sussex, we've rounded up the best photos from every British royal baby born over the past 100 years.

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The young princess made history as the first female royal to retain her claim to the throne regardless of if her younger siblings are male or female, thanks to the Succession to the Crown Act 2013.

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Without this act in place, Princess Charlotte would have been behind Prince Louis in the line of succession.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted at Lena's christening in March, amid reports that Harry had been named godfather to the newborn.

Lena's mother, Zara Phillips, is the daughter of Prince Charles' younger sister, Princess Anne making Harry and Phillips first cousins.

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