Danny Baker was fired after tweeting a picture of well-dressed couple holding hands with a chimpanzee in a suit, tagged with the caption "royal baby leaves hospital"
The informal choice defied the bookmakers' predictions and confirmed the couple's determination not to be bound by tradition.
Charles is followed in the line of succession by his eldest son Prince William, 36, and his eldest grandchild Prince George, aged five, meaning there are four generations of current or future monarchs in the palace corridors
Meghan's new-age ideals and US glitz have already raised eyebrows during her pregnancy. How she intends to bring up the baby, who will be seventh in line to the throne, will only increase the scrutiny
With Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle expecting their first child this spring, could the royal offspring one day ride such a rocking horse?