Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will celebrate Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor’s first birthday today – here are the biggest royal milestones of a year.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed their daughter Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor in the world on June 4, 2021 and while the royal couple kept her apart for the most part, we were treated to the odd glimpse of Lili’s freshman year. Here are Lilibet’s biggest milestones…
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Lilibet’s first Halloween costume
At just five months old, Lili wore her very first Halloween costume, and all was revealed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Meghan said: “We wanted to do something fun for the kids, but the kids just weren’t interested at all. Archie was a dinosaur for maybe five minutes…”
Prince Harry is proud to be the father of his daughter
Ellen, who joined the Sussexes for the annual vacation, replied: ‘No, not even for five minutes, finally Harry convinced him to hold his head high, but Lili was a whore.’
Meghan laughed and added: “She was a little skunk…like Flower from Bambi.”
Meghan opened up about her daughter on Ellen
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The first official photograph of Lilibet
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex released his family Christmas card in 2021 with the first photo of his baby girl.
The message on the card read: “Happy Holidays. This year 2021, we welcomed our daughter, Lilibet, into the world. Archie made us a “mom” and a “dad”, and Lili made us a family.
This is the first photo of the family of four
The adorable family photo was taken by their wedding photographer Alexi Lubomirski this summer at the couple’s home in Santa Barbara, Calif. The precious portrait sees the family posing on steps with little Archie sitting on Harry and Meghan’s lap lifting Lilibet into the air.
The Sussex Christmas card featured baby Lilibet
Lilibet’s cry in the Queen’s Speech
The Queen made a rare comment about her great-granddaughter during her annual christmas message to the nation.
She said: “And for me and my family, even with a familiar laugh missing this year, there will be joy at Christmas as we get to reminisce and see the wonder of the festive season again. through the eyes of our young children, of whom we had the pleasure of welcoming four more this year.”
Lilibet meets Princess Eugenie
In February, Princess Eugenie was photographed several times in California with her cousin Prince Harry. In the blink of an eye, during a double dinner, her husband Jack Brooksbank was there too. It is believed that the royal couple would have taken the opportunity to see Archie and meet Lilibet afterwards.
Princess Eugenie visited the United States in February
Lilibet’s first birthday
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are in the UK for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and it is here that they will mark their daughter’s first birthday. How special!
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