The birth of the Queen's second son was officially registered at Buckingham Palace, March 22.?
The birth of the Queen's second son was officially registered at Buckingham Palace, March 22. Leaving Caxton Hall, Westminster, Mr. William Prince, Deputy Superintendent Registrar for the City of Westminster, went by taxi to the Palace where details of the baby's birth were entered in the 12 by 18 inch Register of Births are recorded all births taking place in the same area as Buckingham Palace.
The names given to the new Prince - now 32 days old - are Andrew Albert Christian Edward. According to one authority, he will be the first British Royal Prince to use the name Andrew since about 1400, when it used by a grandson of King Robert II of Scotland. His first two names are those of his grandfather - Prince Andrew of Greece and King George VI. The last two are those of his great grandfathers, Christian II of Denmark and King Edward VII.
Before leaving the Palace, Mr. Prince Philip a copy of the birth certificate ,and two forms - one for cheap milk and vitamins, and the other for registering the baby with a doctor in the National Health Service.
Afterwards, the registrar returned to Caxton Hall, where press photographers took the first pictures of the birth certificate.