Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby: Princess Eugenie congratulates her cousins

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Congratulations to my ‘dear cousins’: Princess Eugenie shares a sweet message to Harry and Meghan about the birth of baby Lilibet, saying ‘we couldn’t be happier for all of you’

  • Princess Eugenie, 31, congratulated Harry and Meghan on the birth of Lilibet
  • Shared an Instagram post with her ‘dear cousins’ saying ‘we couldn’t be happier’
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle welcomed daughter Lilibet Diana on Friday
  • The Cambridges, Prince Charles and the Royal Family have all shared Instagram posts

Princess Eugenie shared a sweet message of congratulations to her ‘dear cousins’ Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter Lilibet Diana.

Eugenie, 31, shared an Instagram post honoring Lilibet hours after news of her birth was made public.

The princess, who is close to Harry and Meghan, shared the Sussex’s black and white pregnancy announcement photo with the message: ‘Congratulations dear cousins. We couldn’t be happier for all of you.’

It came after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Queen and Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall shared their own social media posts.

Personal message: Princess Eugenie shared a sweet message of congratulations to her ‘dear cousins’ Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on the birth of their daughter Lilibet Diana

Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie with Princess Beatrice (right) at Trooping the Color in 2012. Harry and Eugenie have a close relationship and get along well with each other's husbands

Prince Harry and Princess Eugenie with Princess Beatrice (right) at Trooping the Color in 2012. Harry and Eugenie have a close relationship and get along well with each other’s husbands

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said they were ‘elated’ by the arrival of baby Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.

They wrote: “We are delighted to hear of the arrival of baby Lili. Congratulations to Harry, Meghan and Archie.”

A source has told We Weekly the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have also “sent a gift to Lilibet.”

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall posted: ‘Congratulations Harry, Meghan and Archie on the arrival of baby Lilibet Diana. I wish them all the best in this special time.’

A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said: “The Queen, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been informed and are delighted to hear of the news of the birth of a daughter for the Duke and Duchess of sussex. ‘

Lilibet Diana, named after her great-grandmother the Queen and grandmother Princess Diana, was born at 11:40 a.m. Friday at a California hospital.

Eugenie and Harry have a particularly close relationship and get along well with their respective husbands.  Pictured, Eugenie with husband Jack and son August

Eugenie and Harry have a particularly close relationship and get along well with their respective husbands. Pictured, Eugenie with husband Jack and son August

It is not known when relatives on her father’s side of the family will first meet the young royal.

Eugenie and Harry have a particularly close relationship and the princess knew Meghan before the then-actress met the prince. The pair have mutual friends, including Misha Nonoo.

Indeed, Eugenie and her then-boyfriend, Jack Brooksbank, were at a party at Toronto’s Soho House in 2016 when Harry and the Suits star were first spotted together.

Good wishes were sent by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harry's father, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, to congratulate Harry, Meghan and their son Archie on the birth of Lilibet Diana

Good wishes were sent by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Harry’s father, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, to congratulate Harry, Meghan and their son Archie on the birth of Lilibet Diana

Eugenie was instrumental in keeping her cousin’s relationship a secret.

Despite the distance between them, Eugenie and Jack are believed to still be on good terms with Harry and Meghan.

The young parents live in Frogmore Cottage, the house on the Windsor estate renovated by the Sussexes before immigrating to North America.

Princess Eugenie welcomed her first child, August, in February.

A statement from their press secretary said: 'It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet 'Lili' Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world'

A statement from their press secretary said: ‘It is with great joy that Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, welcome their daughter, Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor, to the world’

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