SOUTH ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- It was the most famous British playwright of all, William Shakespeare, who asked 'what's in a name?' Well, based on worldwide interest, there is a lot in a name if it belongs to a newborn member of the British Royal family.
The name of the second born of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge was revealed on Monday: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
The British born owner of the London Tea Room in South St. Louis thinks part of the reason so many Americans care so much about the new princess is because British history is so much longer than ours.
"I think that you care so much over here because ... and more so than the British do because it is something that (you) don't have over here," said Jackie James.
"(America) doesn't have the history, the pomp and the ceremony and when you think about the kings and queens of England they go back hundreds and hundreds of years," she said.
Julia Jensen, who works at the tea room has a different view.
"Growing up with Disney princesses, it is fun to have a real live princess and experience it,"she said.
Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is fourth in line to the throne, behind her grandfather, Prince Charles, her father, Prince William, and her brother, Prince George.