Meghan Markle's estranged father says he is "proud" his new grandson was born into the royal family.
Thomas Markle reportedly hasn't spoken to his daughter since he was unable to appear at her wedding last May due to a heart condition.
But the 74-year-old has broken his silence, releasing a statement following the birth of his grandson on Monday.
"I'm delighted to hear that mother and child are doing well," he said in a statement, according to British publication The Sun.
"I am proud that my new grandson is born into the British royal family and I am sure that he will grow up to serve the crown and the people of Britain with grace, dignity, and honour.
"GOD bless the child and I wish him health and happiness, and my congratulations to my lovely daughter Duchess Meghan and Prince Harry, and GOD save the Queen."
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