Thursday, September 22, 2016

Royal Profile: Albert Louis Philip Edward Windsor

Albert Louis Philip Edward Windsor was born 22 September 2007 as the first son of Lord Nicholas Windsor and Lady Nicolas (Paola) Windsor {Source}

He has the following brothers:
He is the 8th grandchild of The Duke and Duchess of Kent.

He is named:

  1. Albert:He is the first child to carry the name Albert since King George VI, but his parents say he is named for St. Albert the Great. 
  2. Louis: for his maternal grandfather
  3. Edward: For his paternal grandfather
  4. Philip:  in honor of St. Philip Neri


An Early Day Motion in the House of Commons welcomed the Baptism of Albert as the first Royal child to be Baptised a Catholic since 1688 {Source}.

Due to becoming Catholic, he is not in succession for the British throne. He shares a birthday with Princess Märtha Louise of Norway.

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