Happy birthday to Lady Louise Windsor!

The young royal celebrates her 17th birthday today, Nov. 8. Here's everything you need to know about Louise, the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex.

It's Lady Louise Windsor's 17th birthday

Lady Louise Windsor was born to Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and Sophie, Countess of Wessex on Nov. 8, 2003 in Frimley, England. She's the elder child of Prince Edward, who is the youngest of four children born to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip.

Prince Edward's Family: It's Lady Louise Windsor's 17th Birthday

Louise also has a younger brother, James, Viscount Severn, who turns 13 years old in December. Because she's a granddaughter of the Queen, Louise is a cousin of other British Royal Family members Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie, Zara Phillips, and Peter Phillips.

Prince Edward's daughter, Lady Louise Windsor in 2020

Here are other details to know about Lady Louise on her 17th birthday:

  • She is 13th in the line of succession to the British throne
  • Louise is the Queen's youngest granddaughter
  • She's currently studying for her A-levels at school in Ascot
  • Lady Louise is a passionate equestrian
  • The Wessexes attended a beach clean-up this September, a rare public appearance for the children
Wessex Family: Prince Edward and Sophie with James and Lady Louise in 2020

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