MEGHAN Markle and Prince Harry bought the domain name “Lilibet Diana” before their daughter’s name was approved by the Queen, it has been reported.
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The URL lilibetdiana.com was created on Friday June 4 through GoDaddy – two days before the Sussexes the arrival of Lilibet “Lili” Diana Mountbatten-Windsor.
Several days earlier, on May 31, the domain name lilidiana.com was registered, giving the couple another alternative to Lilibet should the Queen have objected to its use.
A spokesman for the couple told The Telegraph: “Of course, as is often customary with public figures, a significant number of domains of any potential names that were considered were purchased by their team to protect against the exploitation of the name once it was later chosen and publicly shared.”
The name Lilibet was first used by the Queen as a child when she was unable to pronounce her name properly.
It has only ever been used since by her parents, her late husband Prince Philip and a handful of her closest friends and relatives.