Carole and Michael Middleton have been to visit their ''beautiful'' grandson the Prince of Cambridge.
The proud grandparents arrived at the private Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London, at approximately 3:05pm today (23.07.13) to see their daughter Kate Middleton - now known as Duchess Catherine - and her husband Prince William's first child.
Princess Diana would have been a ''proud grandmother''.
Prince William's mother died in a car crash in 1997, but had she lived to see the birth of her first grandchild - born to the prince and Duchess Catherine yesterday (22.07.13) - she would have looked forward to her role in bringing the new arrival up.
Prince William is to take two weeks paternity leave from the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The royal is celebrating the birth of his first son with the Duchess of Cambridge yesterday (22.07.13), and is expected to claim just £137 a week for the next two weeks as statutory paid paternity leave.
Britain's Prince Charles is ''overjoyed'' by the birth of his first grandchild.
The Prince of Wales' daughter-in-law Duchess Catherine gave birth to a boy - her first child with Prince William - earlier today, and the doting grandfather and his wife Duchess Camilla are ecstatic to welcome the latest addition to the royal family.