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ICYMI: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle just announced the birth of their first child, a healthy baby boy. Here’s how their firstborn will impact the royal line of succession to the British throne.

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1. Prince Charles

Better known as Princess Diana’s former husband and father to princes William and Harry, Prince Charles is the first in line to take over the Iron British throne as Queen Elizabeth II’s firstborn. The queen named him the official successor on April 20.

Prince William British royal line of succession
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2. Prince William

Not only did Prince William score Kate Middleton as his wife, but he has also snagged the second spot in the long line of heirs to the royal throne. 

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3. Prince George

He may be small, but the power Prince George wields as third in line to the throne is no joke. He and his squishy cheeks will make for a great king someday. 

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4. Princess Charlotte

At 3 years old, Princess Char is not only her Great-Gan-Gan’s fourth successor, she’s also her mini-me. May she reign as long as Her Majesty, Great-Gan Elizabeth

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5. Prince Louis

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s petit prince Louis is fifth in line to the throne, right behind his brother and sister. 

Prince Harry British Line of Succession
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6. Prince Harry

He may have 33 years on his newest nephew, but age does not equate with privilege in this case. Because Prince William is Prince Charles’s eldest son, his progeny comes before Uncle Harry in the chain of royal command. 

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7. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Child

Prince Harry and Markle’s newborn baby boy is seventh in line to the throne. 

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8. Prince Andrew, Duke of York

As the second eldest son of Her Majesty and Prince Philip, Prince Andrew sits comfortably in the eighth spot in line.

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9. Princess Beatrice of York

Princess Bea’s claim to fame isn’t just that she’s ninth in line to the throne as Prince Andrew’s oldest daughter. She also reigns supreme as queen of the fascinator game. 

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10. Princess Eugenie

Although she comes after her big sister, Beatrice, in the line of succession, Princess Eugenie’s stunning wedding proves she’s totally up for the spoils of queendom. 

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11. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

As Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh’s youngest son, Prince Edward holds the 11th position in line to the throne.

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12. James, Viscount Severn

And finally, in the 12th spot on the list of royal heirs is Prince Edward’s son, James, Viscount Severn. You’ve got some big shoes to fill, kid.

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