Zara Tindall honored her grandfather, Prince Philip, by selecting a middle name for her newborn son, Lucas Philip Tindall.
The news of the name comes a week after Prince Philip, 99, returned home to Windsor Castle after a four-week stay in hospital following heart surgery. Zara, 39, is the daughter of Princess Anne, who is one of Prince Philip’s four children with Queen Elizabeth II, and Mark Phillips.
The baby’s middle name is also a tribute to his paternal grandfather, according to the London Times.
Lucas is the third child of Zara and her husband Mike Tindall, a former English rugby star. They are also parents to their daughters Mia Grace, 7, and Lena Elizabeth, 2.
Baby Lucas, who is ranked 22nd in line to the throne, had a rather unique arrival over the weekend, with her dad Mike, 42, revealing that Zara gave birth at home on the bathroom floor.
The newborn “came very quickly, didn’t make it to the hospital, on the bathroom floor,” Mike said Wednesday. on the podcast “The Good, the Bad and the Rugby”, which is a co-host.
Mike, who has been married to Zara since 2011, said his midwife was home in no time.
“She drove just as we had assumed the posish [position] and the second midwife arrived just after the boss arrived, ”said Mike.
Zara has previously been open about suffering two miscarriages prior to the birth of her daughter Lena in 2018.