The Yorkshire Post says: What’s in a name? Prince Louis honours Mountbatten

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with the newly-named Prince Louis.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with the newly-named Prince Louis.
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FROM TRUMPETER Louis Armstrong to Yorkshire’s very own pop performer Louis Tomlinson of One Direction fame, Prince Louis – the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s newly-born third son – shares his name with various famous faces.

However the Royal couple’s choice is further recognition of the life and legacy of Lord Louis Mountbatten. The Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle and the brother of Philip’s mother Princess Alice, he was the last British Viceroy of India.

A father figure to Prince Charles, this is a personal tribute to a public figure whose life, cruelly cut short by IRA assasins, meant so much to the Royal family.