Eugenie is the youthful daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York and a granddaughter of the queen.
LONDON, UK — Britain’s Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their child boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace mentioned Saturday.
The infant — a ninth great-grandchild for Queen Elizabeth II — was born Feb. 9 at London’s Portland Hospital.
Eugenie, 30, is the youthful daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York and a granddaughter of the queen. The infant, who weighed eight kilos, 1 ounce, is her first youngster and is 11th in line to the British throne.
Eugenie mentioned on Instagram that the newborn is known as after his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, who had Augustus as a center identify.
Certainly one of his center names pays tribute to Eugenie’s grandfather, Prince Philip. The queen’s 99-year-old husband is at present in a London hospital the place he was admitted on Tuesday after feeling ailing. Hawke is a Brooksbank household identify.
The infant shouldn’t be anticipated to get a royal title and can be referred to as Grasp August Brooksbank.
Eugenie married 35-year-old Brooksbank, a businessman, in October 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Citadel.
Eugenie posted an image on Instagram of the couple holding their son, who’s swaddled in a blue blanket with an identical cap.
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“Thanks for thus many great messages. Our hearts are full of affection for this little human, phrases can’t specific,” she wrote, including that the photograph was taken “by our great midwife.”
“Thanks to the great important staff together with our midwife who got here to discharge our boy,” she mentioned.
The queen and Prince Philip have two extra great-grandchildren on the best way. Each Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Princess Anne’s daughter Zoe Tindall are on account of give beginning this yr.
The kid of Meghan and her husband Prince Harry will develop into eighth in line to the throne after elder brother Archie, and can push child August right down to 12th within the line of succession.
Harry and Meghan gave up official royal duties final yr and moved to California. On Friday the palace introduced that the break up can be ultimate, with the couple giving up navy and charitable patronages they held on behalf of the queen.
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