Pippa Middleton and husband James Matthews have named their son Arthur it has been revealed in the Mail On Sunday.
The Duchess of Cambrige’s sister, 35, welcomed her baby boy weighing 8lb and 9oz at the private Lindo Wing, at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, but at the time his name had been kept under wraps.
The couple’s son also gave their new baby the middle names Michael and William after Pippa’s brother-in-law.
Pippa Middleton and husband James Matthews have named their son Arthur it has been revealed in the Mail On Sunday
The couple’s son also gave their new baby the middle names Michael and William like Pippa’s brother-in-law
The name Michael is also a tribute to her father and her husband’s younger brother who died while climbing Mount Everest in 1999.
The birth of the couple’s baby came just hours after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they were expecting a child.
Last month Ms Middleton and her husband were seen arriving at the same unit of the maternity wing where sister Kate Middleton had given birth to her three children.
Michael Matthews, 22, (left), with friend Jamie Everest in front of the summit of Everest. Mr Matthews was the youngest Briton to reach the summit of Mount Everest
James Matthews and Pippa Middleton pictured at their wedding in May of 2017
The middle name of Pippa’s baby son also honours her father Michael Middleton (pictured with wife Carole Middleton on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championship)
The name Michael not only pays tribute to Pippa’s father but also honours husband James Matthews brother.
Michael Matthews went missing on the mountain’s infamous Death Zone while he was trying to become the youngest Briton to climb the world’s highest peak in 1999.
Following his tragic death brother Mr Matthews accompanied by wife Pippa have become committed to fundraising fro poverty-stricken areas in Africa and Asia for the Michael Matthews Foundation.
On baby Arthur’s birth certificate Pippa’s profession is also listed as author.
Her book Celebrate which gave readers advice on party-planning was panned for offering ‘painfully obvious’ advice when it was published in 2012.