Prince William, Kate, and their new bundle emerged from the hospital, giving all of Britain — and the livestreaming masses — their first glimpse of the boy will probably someday in the distant future be King.
Prior to their appearance, there was a flurry of activity at St. Mary's Hospital. The throngs of fans and reporters were anxiously awaiting the departure of new royal family, and got a scare when more barricades were put up and fancy cars started to pull up to the front door. Instead they got a new arrival — Prince Charles, who stopped by with his wife, Camilla Parker-Bowles, to meet his new grandchild. As royal observers pointed out, it was the first time all three heirs — Charles, William, and the baby — were in the same room at the same time.
Photo: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
When Charles emerged, he was asked by reporters how the child looked, and he replied "You will see them a minute." And a lot of people seem to like the look of that baby (and his mom):
"He's got her looks, thankfully." - Prince William gushing on the #RoyalBaby is too cute!— E! News (@ENews) July 23, 2013
Sorry for the delay, but Baby Cambridge is proper cute. Even managing to perfect the Royal wave!— Faye Marsh (@faye_marsh) July 23, 2013
While others noted that Kate's choice of outfit seemed to be a family tradition: