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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry release Lili’s first birthday photo – and she’s got daddy’s hair

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry celebrated their daughter’s first birthday by posting her first solo photo – and it’s adorable.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex hosted a ‘casual and intimate picnic in their garden’ on Saturday at their Frogmore Cottage home for Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor’s big day, a spokesperson for the couple said. at HuffPost.

In the cute photo taken by close family friend and guest Misan Harriman, Lili smiles as she plays in the courtyard of the family home. Her blue dress and white lace bow contrast with her red hair – which she clearly inherited from her father.

Lilibet for her first birthday.

Misan Harriman, Copyright owned by Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex ©2022.

The spokesperson described Harriman’s photo of Lilibet as a “canton and candid photograph which the Duke and Duchess are happy to share today”.

Baker Claire Ptak of Violet Bakery in east London, who also made the couple’s wedding cake in 2018, also created a special cake for Lilibet’s birthday.

Harry and Meghan “remain incredibly touched by the countless birthday wishes for their daughter, Lilibet Diana Mountbatten-Windsor,” the couple’s spokesperson said. They were “amazed to learn that people around the world have donated” over $100,000 to the World Central Kitchen (WCK) in his honor,” the spokesperson continued, adding that the couple “expressed their gratitude to everyone who showed their support. for the organization, which is particularly important to them.

This is Lilibet’s first solo photo. She featured in a family Christmas card photo in 2021.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcomed their second child on June 4 at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. The couple’s son, Archie Harrison, is 3 years old.

Lili is named after her great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, whose surname is Lilibet. The baby’s middle name is a nod to his late grandmother, Princess Diana. Lili is the Queen’s 11th granddaughter.

Harry and Meghan released a sweet statement after the birth of their baby, telling their followers that Lili was “more than we could have ever imagined”.

“We remain grateful for the love and prayers we have felt across the world,” the couple said in a joint statement of thanks on their Archewell website. “Thank you for your continued kindness and support during this very special time for our family.”


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