• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth gave birth to her fourth child - a boy - at Buckingham Palace in London tonight (Tuesday).

  • Description

    Queen Elizabeth gave birth to her fourth child - a boy - at Buckingham Palace in London tonight (Tuesday). Crowds quickly gathered at the palace gates to read the bulletin announcing the birth.

    The Duke of Edinburgh said soon after the prince's birth was announced: "I am delighted".

    The bulletin was signed by surgeon-genealogist, Sir John Peel; his colleague, Mr. John Brudenell; the special anaethestist, Dr. Vernon Hall and the Royal physicians Sir John Weir and Dr. Ronald.

    The new baby will be third in the line of succession to the throne coming after Prince Charles and Prince Andrew - but before Princess Anne, the Queen's only daughter. The new prince is said tonight to be sleeping peacefully in the cream painted iron cradle originally made for his mother and since used by all her children...

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    Film ID:
    VLVACZ4B27IGSK1YS40XU3GOU1H9M
    Media URN:
    VLVACZ4B27IGSK1YS40XU3GOU1H9M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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