Prince William and Kate Middleton Share Throwback Pic with Harry and Meghan for Archie’s 3rd Birthday

Today is Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor's 3rd birthday, and this morning alone, he already received all kinds of birthday wishes from across the pond (and it's too bad he's a little too young to read them).

One of the first messages came from the toddler's aunt and uncle, Kate Middleton and Prince William. The royal pair used their official Instagram account to celebrate their nephew, and they did so by digging up a throwback from Archie's christening, where he is seen surrounded by family.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared this pic to their Instagram Story and underneath, they wrote, “Wishing Archie a very happy 3rd Birthday today.” The caption also featured a red balloon emoji and a cake emoji.

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In the photo, baby Archie sits on the lap of his mom, Meghan Markle, who is seated next to his dad, Prince Harry. The trio are flanked by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the right, while Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles are to the left. Behind them stands Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, as well as Princess Diana's two older sisters (Archie's great-aunts), Lady Jane Fellowes and Lady Sarah McCorquodale.

This is not the first time that Prince William and Kate Middleton have used their Instagram to celebrate a family member's birthday. Last fall, Prince William celebrated his brother's 37th by sharing a portrait of him to his Story, and writing, “Happy birthday Prince Harry!” Lately, the pair have also been using their account to mark the birthdays of their own children, including Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte (while their eldest, Prince George, won't celebrate his bday until July).

We love seeing this photo of Kate, Will, Meghan and Harry all together. We hope we'll see the quartet reunite again soon.

Happy birthday, Archie!

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