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“Growing up to be a citizen is to learn that some ideas, some words, some images, can be shocking,” he said.
“Being shocked is a part of democratic debate. Being shot is not.”
8.34am – The new royal baby is born
The Duke of Cambridge is present as the royal princess is delivered at 8.34am, weighing 8lbs 3oz. The world’s media gather outside the hospital for news.
11am – Announcement
Kensington Palace releases a statement on their website informing the public that the new arrival is a girl. A town crier makes the announcement outside the Lindo Wing.
3pm – Easel is placed outside Buckingham Palace
Two footmen place official declaration of the birth on an easel outside Buckingham Palace.
4pm – Prince George arrives
Prince George nearly steals the show as he waves to the gathered public.
18.12 – The Royal Princess emerges
The Duke and Duchess make a quick appearance to show Princess Cambridge to an ecstatic crowd. They then make their way home after retreating to the Lindo Wing for a few short minutes.