Former Kate Middleton and wife of Prince William has given birth to a son at 4:24 p.m. Monday afternoon in London. This development immediately changes the line of succession to the British throne, which has been occupied by the new arrival’s 87-year-old great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, for 61 years.

As the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge the new prince begins life as third in line to the throne of The British Dynasty – behind only Prince William, who is second in line, and his father, Prince Charles, who is first.

No name has been announced yet but the boy will formally be known as His Royal Highness the Prince of Cambridge. The Duchess chose to have her baby at central London’s St. Mary’s Hospital where Princess Diana gave birth to Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry.

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