Queen 'Delighted' by First Great-Grandchild

Peter Phillips welcomes a daughter
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 30, 2010 11:34 AM CST
Peter Phillips, the eldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, and Canadian Autumn Kelly leave St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, after their marriage ceremony, Saturday, May 17, 2008.   (AP Photo/Shaun Curry, Pool)
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(Newser) – Queen Elizabeth is a great-grandmother now, and she’s quite pleased about it. The queen’s eldest grandson, Peter Phillips, welcomed a daughter yesterday with wife Autumn Kelly, the Daily Mail reports. “The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Princess Royal, Captain Mark Phillips, and Autumn's family have been informed and are delighted with the news,” read a statement from the palace. The as-yet-unnamed baby is 12th in line to the throne. Can't get enough of the royal family? Click for the latest royal wedding news.

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