Zara Tindall Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

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Caroline Hallemann
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Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images
Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images

From Town & Country

Princess Eugenie and Meghan and Harry aren't the only royals with baby news in 2021. Princess Anne's daughter Zara Tindall gave birth to a baby boy over the weekend.

Zara's husband Mike Tindall confirmed the happy news on The Good, The Bad & The Rugb‪y‬ podcast (above). "Sunday got even better because a little baby boy arrived at my house," he said, sharing that his son arrived at 6 p.m.

"Arrived very quickly. Didn’t make it to hospital. On the bathroom floor," he said, candidly. "So yeah, it was running to the gym, get a mat, get into the bathroom, get the mat on the floor, towels down, brace, brace, brace." He also called his wife "a warrior."

A spokesperson for the couple later confirmed that the newest member of the royal family is named Lucas Philip Tindall. Philip is both a tribute to Zara's grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh and also Mike's father.

Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images
Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images

Zara and Mike have been married since 2011, and this is their third child. While the baby will not have a title as his father does not have a title, he is now 22nd in line to the British throne, bumping Princess Margaret's children (and everyone else) down a spot. The new royal baby also marks the 10th great-grandchild for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip and the fifth grandchild for Princess Anne.

A Buckingham Palace spokesman said that both the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are "delighted with the news" and "look forward to meeting their 10th great-grandchild when circumstances allow." And while Little Lucas's oldest sister Mia is "over the moon" about her younger brother, Lena, Zara and Mike's middle child, considers him her own baby.

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