Robert F. Kennedy III and his wife Amaryllis Fox welcome their daughter, Bobbi

Robert F.  Kennedy III and his wife Amaryllis Fox welcome their daughter, Bobbi

Robert F. Kennedy III is a father!

The grandson and namesake of Sen. Robert Kennedy, who was assassinated more than 50 years ago, has welcomed his first child with wife Amaryllis Fox, which the latter shared on Instagram on Friday.

“Baby Poppy arrived safe and comfortable on January 7 at 6:27 p.m.,” Fox captioned a photo gallery of the new parents at the hospital with their baby and Fox’s 9-year-old daughter Zoe Victoria.

“She is named after her father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and carries their legacy into a future where women stand shoulder to shoulder with their fathers, brothers, and sons to do the work of love in the world,” Fox continued of her newborn. “May she carry in her heart their unfathomable commitment to human dignity, peace among nations and the protection of our natural world.”

Proud grandfather Robert F. Kennedy Jr. shared in the baby joy as well, sharing a photo of his wife Cheryl Hines with the new father and baby Bobby, as well as another of their newly expanded brood.

“Spending my 65th birthday with my kids and my new granddaughter, Poppy. From left: Rory, Poppy 3, Amaryllis, Finn, I'm holding Poppy, Connor, Cheryl and Kat,” she captioned the family photo.

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Robert F.  Kennedy III, Amaryllis Fox and daughter Bobbie
Robert F. Kennedy III, Amaryllis Fox and daughter Bobbie

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Amaryllis Fox and her daughter Poppy

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Amaryllis Fox's daughters Poppy and Zoe

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Fox – a former CIA officer, according to Her Twitter bionow a “writer,” “peace activist,” and “advocate for compassionate engagement and strategic nonviolence at home and abroad” — married Kennedy III in July, at the famed Kennedy compound on Cape Cod in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts.

The 34-year-old groom wore a blue and green floral tuxedo jacket with white tails and trousers while the bride chose a white off-the-shoulder gown with floral embroidery and a starfish crown on her head.

“May the bride kiss! Hooray bobby and amaryllis (sic)! Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Ethel and Robert F. Kennedy, shared on Instagram.

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Robert F. Kennedy III and his daughter Bobbie

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Robert F. Kennedy III and Amaryllis Fox's daughter Poppy

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Kennedy III had been quietly dating Fox for about a year before their wedding, according to New York Postwhich first reported news of the couple's marriage before the event.

Kennedy Jr. said City and countryside In June, this son's wedding will be similar to his 2014 wedding to Hines. (Kennedy III's mother was his father's first wife, Emily Black.)

“(It's) going to be kind of a mess, and it's the same thing that Cheryl and I did that worked,” he said.

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