updated 07/22/2013 AT 5:00 PM ET
•originally published 07/22/2013 AT 5:30 PM ET
The statement was short and sweet and left no doubt about how he felt.
Just after the official birth announcement was made, William’s father, Prince Charles, said he was “overjoyed” about being a grandfather, adding, “Grandparenthood is a unique moment in anyone’s life, as countless kind people have told me in recent months, so I am enormously proud and happy to be a grandfather for the first time.”
Reporting by SIMON PERRY