29/04/2013 09:47 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

20 Amazing Facts About Royal Children

Excitement is building as the nation gets set for the birth of a new heir to the throne.

The Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth to her first child in July and the baby will be third in line to the throne whether it's a boy or a girl.

New Royal babies have always created a stir. Here we've put together some fascinating facts about blue blooded children down the centuries...

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