The feminine variation of Charles, Charlotte has been fashionable in Britain since the arrival of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the 17-year-old bride of British King George III, who reigned during the American Revolution. (The city of Charlotte, North Carolina, is named for her.) Cherished Charlottes include Jane Eyre author Charlotte Brontë, Charlotte from Sex in the City and Charlotte the spider from EB White’s classic Charlotte’s Web. Prince William and Kate Middleton named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana with great fanfare.
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The daughter of Kate Middleton and Prince William, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge was born in London on May 2, 2015. Her full name is Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, after her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and her grandmother Diana, Princess of Wales. Charlotte is the fourth in line for the British throne after grandfather Charles, father William and big brother George. In July 2017, she made her first official visit overseas, to visit Poland and Germany, with her parents and brother. Looks as if we've got a little world traveler on our hands!
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