Queen Elizabeth's Granddaughter Zara Tindall Gives Birth — Baby's Gender and Name Revealed
Queen Elizabeth's granddaughter Zara Tindall has given birth to a baby boy. Her husband, Mike Tindall, confirmed the news in a rugby podcast.
Mike Tindall has confirmed that he and his wife, Zara Tindall, have welcomed a baby boy. On Thursday morning, Mike shared a video on his Instagram page showing his appearance on the "The Good, The Bad, & The Rugby" podcast.
During their discussion on the show, Mike described his weekend and narrated how he felt angry after the England game. However, his anger turned to joy on Sunday with the arrival of a baby in his home.
Zara Tindall, Prince Philip, and Queen Elizabeth II, at the first day of Royal Ascot 2017 at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2017 in Ascot, England | Photo: Getty Images
The proud father described his wife as a warrior, revealing that their baby boy arrived very quickly and on the bathroom floor as they did not make it to the hospital.
During the podcast, Mike also described how he rushed to get a mat for Zara during the delivery process and revealed the baby was born at 6 pm on Sunday. Mike and Zara named their newborn son Lucas Philip Tindall.
Zara Tindall at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials on September 04, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images
Following Lucas's birth, Buckingham Palace issued a statement expressing Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip's delight with the news.
The statement also said the queen and Prince Philip are looking forward to meeting Lucas, their tenth great-grandchild when circumstances allow.
The Duchess of Sussex is among a list of pregnant royals expected to give birth in 2021.
Lucas is Mike and Zara's third child. The couple also shares two daughters, Lena Elizabeth, who was born in 2018, and six-year-old Mia. The baby boy adds to the number of great-grandchildren expected in the British Royal Family this year.
On February 9, Eugenie gave birth to a son, August, while Meghan and Harry are expecting a baby in the summer. The Duchess of Sussex is among a list of pregnant royals expected to give birth in 2021.
Also on the list is Kate Middleton's sister, Pippa Middleton, who will welcome a baby this year with her husband, James Matthews. Princess Sofia of Sweden and her husband Prince Carl Philip are also expecting their third child.
The princess is due to give birth in March or April. Meanwhile, Tessy Antony de Nassau, the Louis of Luxembourg's former wife, is expecting a baby with her fiancé Frank Floessel.
Tessy announced the good news on her Instagram page. The baby will be her third child as she already shares two children with Prince Louis. Floessel also has a daughter from a previous relationship.