Royal Roundup: Prince William Registers Prince George’s Birth

Copy of the birth register for Prince George of Cambridge Birth Certificate of Prince George, Kensington Palace, London, Britain - 02 Aug 2013 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have formally registered the birth of their son Prince George. Prince William signed the birth register at Kensington Palace this morning, witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office. The birth certificate lists the date and place of Prince George's birth and lists his full name as His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge. Meanwhile, William's full name is also given - His Royal Highness Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Duke of Cambridge - and his occupation is down as 'Prince of the United Kingdom'. Meanwhile, Catherine is listed as a 'Princess of the United Kingdom'. (Rex Features via AP Images)

Prince William signed the birth register at Kensington Palace this morning, witnessed by a Registrar from Westminster Register Office. (Rex Features via AP Images)

According to tweets by BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt, this morning Prince William registered the birth of his son, Prince George. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, reportedly remained at home with her parents for the event. The birth certificate, which officially named the newborn baby as His Royal Highness Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, also listed Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s occupation as “Princess of the United Kingdom”.

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