British Royal Babies – level 2

27-04-2018 15:00

Kate Middleton had her third child recently. He is a healthy baby boy, and the world is waiting to know his name. This news takes a look at British royal baby traditions.

The royal family does not have much privacy, but things used to be worse. There had to be witnesses at a birth to confirm it. This practice ended in 1948 ahead of the birth of Prince Charles.

Another tradition that ended in the 20th century came with the birth of Prince Edward in 1964.He is the Queen’s youngest child and was the last royal to be born at Buckingham Palace. Prince William became the first heir to the throne to be born in hospital in 1982.

Difficult words: royal (relating to the family who are kings and queens), confirm (say that something is true), heir (a person who will become king or queen in the future).

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