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Name and duchy of the new Swedish Princess to be announced on Monday

Earlier today the Swedish Royal Court announced Princess Madeleine had given birth to her third child, a baby girl.

Now it has been revealed when the name and duchy of the new Swedish Princess will be announced.

On Monday morning, King Carl Gustaf will host a special cabinet meeting in which he will inform the government of the name and the duchy that the new Swedish Princess will have.

Princess Madeleine’s sister, Crown Princess Victoria, will also attend this meeting. The cabinet discussions will take place behind closed doors; however, the name and duchy will be later announced in front of the cameras so that people can follow the news live.

The announcement is expected to be made between 11.15 and 11.30 am.

At 12.15pm, a Te Deum mass will take place at the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Invited guests are members of the Swedish government, parliament, immediate family and staff of the Royal Court.

King Carl Gustaf, Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia and dad Chris O’Neill will also attend the Te Deum. It is expected that the O’Neill family will also be present.

Members of the public can congratulate Princess Madeleine and Chris O’Neill on the arrival of their baby girl at the Great Hall of the Royal Palace. There will be a book in which people can write a message from 13:00 until 16:00.

On Monday, Crown Princess Victoria also celebrates her Name Day. The traditional celebrations will still go ahead but have been postponed for a few hours.

Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Princess Estelle and Prince Oscar will step out at 15:00 to greet the members of the public who came to the Royal Palace to congratulate the royal.

The new Swedish Princess is 10th in line to the throne and is the 7th grandchild of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia. The christening is expected to take place in the next few months.



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Laura is from Belgium and has a passion for all things royal. She is Europe Correspondent for Royal Central since October 2016 and has contributed to other news websites. In her daily life she is a fulltime student in EU-politics and political communication.