Kate Middleton and Prince William with Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge
Kate Middleton and Prince William with Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge

Kate Middleton and Prince William have been presented with a handwritten scroll to commemorate the birth of their son, Prince George Alexander Louis.

According to Us Weekly, the scroll, enclosed in an embossed leather case, was a gift from St. Mary's Hospital, expressing their staff's "pride and delight" in delivering the royal baby at Lindo Wing.

"The Chairman, Directors and Staff of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are deeply honoured and would like to express their pride and delight that The Heir to the Throne of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the other Realms and Territories was born at St. Mary's Hospital Paddington on 22 July 2013," reads the scroll, "We send our loyal and affectionate congratulations and greetings and we wish the baby Prince and his parents Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge a long and happy life together in peace, good health and freedom."

A similar scroll was given to Prince Charles and Princess Diana upon the birth of Prince William, 31 years ago.

Meanwhile, Sir Richard Sykes, chairman of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, declared in a recent statement: "Like people up and down the country, I was delighted to hear the news that the Duchess of Cambridge has had her baby boy. On behalf of everyone at the Trust, I would like to congratulate Their Royal Highnesses on the new arrival."

"It will always be a source of great pride for the Trust and everyone who works here that the baby, like his father, was born in the Lindo Wing at St. Mary's, and we would like to wish him the very best of luck for the future," Sykes continued, thanking the Trust staff and volunteers who "worked tirelessly to ensure that the Duke and Duchess received the best possible care."

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