Baby Archie Was Just Added to the Royal Family Tree at the Queen's Summer Home
Any normal baby might have a family tree that traces back to their great-grandparents (great-great-grandparents if there's a historian in the lineage)...but 2-month-old baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is no normal baby.
Archie was born into house Windsor of the British imperial monarchy, and therefore fits into a massive web of noble ancestors. And it's clear Master Archie, who was just christened last week, must be one of the queen's faves, since he's already been added to the family tree that's on display at Queen Elizabeth's Scottish home castle where she spends most every summer, known as Balmoral. Queen Elizabeth reportedly arrived there last week and will remain in the Scottish countryside until October.
According to ITV royal correspondent Chris Ship, young Master Archie has already added to the Balmoral family tree that appears to begin with Queen Victoria.
"Wee Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor has already found his way onto the Royal Family tree on display at Balmoral Castle," Ship captioned the post. Click the tweet below to enlarge the picture so you can see for yourself.
Wee Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor has already found his way onto the Royal Family tree on display at Balmoral Castle ?? ?? ?? pic.twitter.com/COdmsUTRay? Chris Ship (@chrisshipitv) July 8, 2019
Besides laying out the royal family lineage very clearly (ya know, for us non-historians), the regal chart confirms that Archie is seventh in line to the throne.
So, Archie should know every name on this diagram by the time he's walking, right? (No pressure or anything, lil' guy.)