The Duchess of Sussex gave birth to baby Archie in a private hospital, his birth certificate has confirmed.

The document put to rest speculation of the location of the birth as many had suggested the Duchess had preferred to remain at home in Frogmore Cottage.

Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor was welcomed into the world on 6 May, weighing 7lb 3oz.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had initially been secretive of the details surrounding the birth in a bid to maintain their privacy.

Prince Harry registered his son’s birth on Friday, and revealed that the arrival took place at the private Portland Hospital in Westminster.

Meghan, listed as Rachel Meghan Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Sussex, gave her occupation as Princess of the United Kingdom.

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