“Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021. The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news,” the statement by Buckingham Palace read.
Princess Eugenie shared two sweet photos for the announcement on Instagram captioned with, “Jack and I are so excited for early 2021…”
The post included an adorable snapshot of the couple holding a pair of fuzzy slippers and another photo of the parents-to-be beaming with joy but no word yet on the sex of the baby.
The baby will be the first grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. Fergie couldn’t contain her excitement and gushed about the news telling Hello!, “Soon to be Granny and Granddad are absolutely overjoyed!”
The couple’s baby will be 11th in the order of succession to the throne and the Queen’s and the Duke of Edinburgh’s ninth great-grandchild. When the baby arrives, The Queen’s youngest son Prince Edward will move down a into 12th place.
The royal couple tied the knot on October 12th, 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle with many royal and celebrity guests. It was at their wedding that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced to their family that they were expecting baby Archie.
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