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Another 'royal' Baby

(15 Posts)
Gally Mon 08-Jul-13 18:24:49

Zara is pregnant. I expect they wanted to announce the news before Kate and Wills happy event so not
to steal the limelight!

merlotgran Mon 08-Jul-13 18:30:11

I didn't think it would be long once the Olympics were out of the way.

Ana Mon 08-Jul-13 18:31:38

merlot! grin

shysal Tue 09-Jul-13 08:20:13

Maybe there will be a non-traditional name for this one, assuming Zara is pleased that her mother chose to break with convention. Will the baby have a title? Not sure how it works for the next generation.

annodomini Tue 09-Jul-13 08:59:23

Since Zara and Peter Phillips don't have titles - presumably the Queen gave Princess Anne the choice - it's highly unlikely that Zara's children would have titles and Peter's children don't.

HildaW Tue 09-Jul-13 19:42:46

The official line is that they will be Master or Miss (but that would only be used in formal circumstances - Court List or whatever)

Deedaa Tue 09-Jul-13 21:21:44

I wonder if she's got a pony lined up for the baby yet?

cc Wed 10-Jul-13 15:26:46

Since the Princess Royal's children don't have titles, this baby would not have one.

merlotgran Wed 10-Jul-13 17:43:44

cc. The Queen could bestow a title on her great grandchild if she wanted but she's unlikely to as she didn't for the rest of the family.

Ana Wed 10-Jul-13 17:47:06

Anne didn't want titles for her children, did she? (Unlike Andrew...hmm)

Joan Thu 11-Jul-13 05:03:32

I wonder what will happen if the poor child doesn't like horses? Or hunting? Or sport?

HUNTERF Sun 14-Jul-13 21:34:50

The main thing is this baby must not cost me any money.


annodomini Sun 14-Jul-13 22:09:07

What do you mean 'must not' Frank? Do you write to the Treasury and tell them that none of your taxes must go to the Royals? I would love to tell them not to use my money on a useless nuclear deterrent, but that's not the way it works.

HUNTERF Sun 14-Jul-13 22:18:17


The so called royal family are just a bunch of scroungers.


annodomini Sun 14-Jul-13 22:51:56