Pictured together for the first time: Prince Harry and his girlfriend Meghan Markle.
Duke of Sussex With confusion still reigning over whether Baby Sussex was born in hospital or at home - Harry and Meghan appear to have realised their dream of keeping the birth private - while reminding the world that they are determined to carve their own royal path. Everyone had assumed that the baby boy had been born at Frogmore Cottage after a beaming Harry appeared in the royal mews at Windsor Castle telling the world that the baby had been born at am weighing 7lb 3oz.
Unusually, the official announcement on the easel at Buckingham Palace did not include any details of the medical team, prompting speculation the baby had not been born in a hospital. Yet it later emerged that Meghan may have been whisked to a private hospital - thought to have been the Portland in London - without meghan markle and prince harry first dating noticing late on Sunday night.
The reported move was so secretive - even senior royals were not told.
Telegraph logo This video content is no longer available To watch The Telegraph's latest video content please visit youtube. If true, it meant the royal couple managed not only to evade the press - but to pull the wool over their eyes completely.
The unexpected move would explain the confusion over the birth announcement. In the end, there was only 40 minutes between the the labour announcement and news of the birth being announced by Harry himself in a hastily arranged press conference at 2. They wanted to do things differently.
And while Baby Sussex may only be seventh-in-line to throne, like his parents - he will have a global following. Now a family of three, Harry and Meghan appear determined to seek overall control of their public life in a bid to carry out their charitable endeavours while ensuring that their family life is enshrined in privacy from day one.
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