The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall has given birth to a baby boy – changing the line of succession.
Lucas Philip Tindall was born on the bathroom floor of Zara and her husband Mike’s home on Sunday March 21.
Mike Tindall explained in his podcast The Good the Bad and the Rugby that the baby arrived so quickly they didn’t have time to get to the hospital.
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are “delighted” at the news, said Buckingham Palace, and they “look forward to meeting their 10th great-grandchild when circumstances allow”.
So how will the newborn baby change the Royal line of succession? Here is all you need to know.
Where is Lucas in the Royal line of succession?
Lucas Philip is 22nd in line to the throne, behind his siblings Mia Grace, seven, and Lena Elizabeth, two.
Zara, who is Princess Anne’s daughter, was 18th in line to the throne earlier this year.
But the Royal line of succession changed again when Princess Eugenie gave birth.
Zara dropped to 19th in line to the throne, with Eugenie’s son August taking the 11th spot.
Everything above Lucas stays the same, which you can learn more about here:
Royal line of succession in full – from Queen's kids to distant relations
However, it will become even more complicated when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter is born.
August will then move to 12th place – and in turn Lucas will also drop a place.
Will Zara Tindall’s son have a Royal title?
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Lucas won’t have a Royal title.
Zara has followed in her mother’s footsteps by not giving her children Royal titles.
According to The Express, only male heirs are able to pass on Royal titles to their children.
But the Queen was willing to make an exception for her daughter.
The Princess Royal reportedly refused the offer, later telling Vanity Fair that Zara and her brother Peter were “better off” for it.
Zara has said that she feels “lucky” to have grown up without a title.
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