Princess Eugenie congratulates Princess Beatrice on pregnancy

‘We can’t wait to meet the little one!’ Princess Eugenie congratulates her pregnant big sister ‘Beabea’ as she shares unseen wedding snap of the royal and husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi

  • Princess Eugenie, 30, shared congratulations to her big sister Princess Beatrice
  • Said: ‘Beabea and Edo huge congrats on news, can’t wait to meet the little one’
  • Shared two unseen photographs of the couple, including one from their wedding
  • Queen’s granddaughter, 32, announced she is expecting her first child yesterday
  • Beatrice was spotted out and about in London after the announcement  
  • Royal and Italian property developer are expecting first baby in the autumn 
  • Queen has been informed and both families are said to be ‘delighted’ by news
  • Eugenie welcomed her first son, August, with husband Jack earlier this year  

Princess Eugenie has congratulated her big sister Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi after the couple announced their pregnancy yesterday.   

The Queen’s granddaughter, 32, who tied the knot with Italian property developer Edo on 17 July last year, is expecting the baby in autumn 2021, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.

Sharing a previously unseen picture of the couple from their wedding on Instagram today, Eugenie wrote: ‘Beabea and Edo huge congratulations on your news – can’t wait to meet the little one.’ 

The Queen and both families are said to be ‘delighted’ with the news the couple are expecting, which will have brought much joy to the monarch who is mourning the loss of her husband Prince Philip, who died last month aged 99. 

Princess Beatrice became an aunt earlier this year when Eugenie gave birth to her first child, August with husband Jack Brooksbank on 9 February.

Princess Eugenie has congratulated her big sister Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi after the couple announced their pregnancy yesterday

Sharing two previously unseen pictures of the couple on Instagram today, Eugenie wrote: ‘Beabea and Edo huge congratulations on your news – can’t wait to meet the little one’

The Queen’s granddaughter shared an affectionate note of congratulations for her older sister on Instagram today 

Princess Beatrice became an aunt earlier this year when Eugenie gave birth to her first child, August with husband Jack Brooksbank on 9 February

Eugenie’s post continued: ‘It’s World Bee Day!! A day to celebrate nature’s most ***** little friend with their black and yellow stripes.. ⁣

‘But our furry little friends have to share today with my big sis Bea, who’s got a little one on the way.’

Alongside the affectionate caption, Eugenie shared two previously unseen photos of the couple together.

One showed Edo and Beatrice standing together in a garden, believed to be at the Royal Lodge, where they hosted their wedding reception last year. 

Princess Beatrice showcased her blossoming baby bump hours after announcing her pregnancy on the Sussexes’ third wedding anniversary yesterday – after the couple angered the Yorks by announcing they were expecting at Princess Eugenie’s wedding


The pair appeared in high spirits as they set out for a walk in west London yesterday, with Beatrice opting for a loose fitting bright leopard print dress for the occasion 

Princess Eugenie’s baby will be the second grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson and the Queen’s 12th great-grandchild following the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan’s Markle’s second child in the summer. Pictured, line of succession

Princess Beatrice’s baby will be the second grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson and the Queen’s 12th great-grandchild following the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan’s Markle’s second child in the summer

Meanwhile the other appeared to be a selfie the down-to-earth couple had taken while out and about on a walk, with a crashing waterfall in the background. 

It comes after Princess Beatrice showcased a small baby bump while out and about in London with her husband Edo yesterday. 

The couple appeared in high spirits as they set out for a walk in west London, with Beatrice opting for a loose fitting bright leopard print dress for the occasion. 

The mother-to-be, who swept her auburn locks into a high messy bun for the outing, could be seen beaming and chatting with her husband. 

Princess Beatrice’s baby will be the second grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson and the Queen’s 12th great-grandchild following the arrival of Prince Harry and Meghan’s Markle’s second child in the summer.  

The couple tied the knot in a surprise secret wedding at the Royal Chapel of All Saints, in the grounds of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson’s home of Royal Lodge, in Windsor Great Park on 7 July 2020

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi are expecting their first child in the Autumn and the Queen is ‘delighted’ by the news. Pictured, Princess Beatrice spotted with mother Sarah Ferguson leaving Windsor Castle on May 15

Beatrice’s baby boy or girl will be born 11th in line to the throne, but although their mother is a princess, he or she will not have a royal title.

Betfair’s odds on names for baby Mapelli Mozzi

 Boys

Philip: 8/1

Marco: 11/1

Oliver: 12/1

Arthur: 14/1

Andrew: 14/1

Henry: 16/1

Alessandro: 16/1

Thomas: 20/1

Edward: 20/1

Luca: 20/1

Albert: 25/1

Giovanni: 25/1

William: 33/1

Charles: 401

Edmund: 40/1

 

Girls

Sarah: 8/1

Anna: 10/1

Emily: 10/1

Mary: 11/1

Edith: 12/1

Maria: 12/1

Fiona: 14/1

Laura: 14/1

Rosa: 14/1

Victoria: 16/1

Grace: 18/1

Sofia: 20/1

Eugenie: 25/1

Isabella: 25/1

Nicola: 33/1

 

Only grandchildren of the monarch through the male line are automatically entitled to the styling of HRH. This means he or she will be plain Master or Miss Mapelli Mozzi.

The Queen could bestow a title on her great-grandchild if desired, but it is unlikely to be asked for. 

The royal was seen earlier this week being accompanied by her mother Sarah Ferguson as she drove away from Windsor castle in her personalised Range Rover on 15 May.

Princess Beatrice looked relaxed as she chatted away at the table while checking out her friend’s phone, who appeared to be showing the couple an image. 

The royal was also spotted strolling through London on 4 May and concealed any hint of a baby bump by wrapping up warm in a brown coat with a black tie up belt.

Looking chic and stylish, she carried a blue Louis Vuitton Handbag with dark sunglasses as she chatted away on her phone out in Mayfair. 

Since revealed their happy news, the couple have been flooded with congratulatory messages from well-wishers across the globe. 

‘Ahhh lovely news! Congratulations to the couple!!! I’m so happy for them and the entire family! I can’t wait to meet him/her,’ enthused one,’ while a second suggested a touching tribute to Prince Philip and wrote: ‘I’d love a baby girl this time around. Maybe pretty Philippa.’

A third added: ‘Congratulations to the couple. The Queen was in much need of some good news after losing her puppy. This is it.’ 

A fourth wrote: ‘Yay! Congratulations to HRH Princess Beatrice and Edoardo! What needed happy news for the royal family!’ while a fifth commented: ‘Congratulations to them, it’s about time the Queen had some good news.’

The royal was spotted strolling through London on 4 May and concealed any hint of a baby bump by wrapping up warm in a brown coat with a black tie up belt (pictured)

A rather windswept Princess wore a warm brown coat with a black tie up belt, a stylish blue Louis Vuitton Handbag with dark sunglasses as she chatted away on her phone out in Mayfair on May 4

Beatrice’s blended family: How the princess will raise her baby alongside stepson Wolfie – and can seek advice from aunt Princess Anne whose children are close with their half-sister 

By Stephanie Linning 

Princess Beatrice will become one of the few royal mothers to raise children in a blended family when she welcomes her son or daughter this year. 

The Queen’s granddaughter, 32, and her property developer husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, announced today they are expecting their first child together this autumn.

Edo already has a five-year-old son Christopher Woolf, known as Wolfie, with ex-fiancé Dara Huang. American architect Dara remains on good terms with her ex and his new wife and Beatrice is a hands on stepmother. 

However if Beatrice does need any advice on navigating the complex family dynamics, she doesn’t have far to look for inspiration and guidance. 

Happy news! The Queen’s granddaughter, 32, and her property developer husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi, 38, announced today they are expecting their first child together this autumn. The couple tied the knot in a private service at Windsor Castle in September last year (above)

Inspiration: if Beatrice does need any advice on navigating the complex family dynamics, she doesn’t have far to look for inspiration and guidance. For her aunt Princess Anne, 70, has successfully raised her children Zara, 40, and Peter, 43, to have close a relationship with their half-sister Stephanie Phillips. Pictured, Zara with her arm around Stephanie in August 2011

For her aunt Princess Anne, 70, has successfully raised her children Zara, 40, and Peter, 43, to have close a relationship with their half-sister Stephanie Phillips.

The 23-year-old event rider is the daughter of Princess Anne’s first husband Captain Mark Phillips and his Hawaiian-born second wife Sandy Pflueger, who was part of the US dressage team at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.

Stephanie has been pictured at some royal events, serving a flower girl at both Zara’s 2011 wedding to Mike Tindall and Peter’s 2008 wedding to Autumn Kelly.  

She has also shared candid snaps with her half-sister, who is 17 years older.  

No doubt Beatrice will be hoping for a similarly close bond between Wolfie and his new brother or sister. 

Fortunately Beatrice and Edo have the firm support of their families. 

Happy families: Zara Tindall and Peter Philip with their younger half-sister Stephanie. She is the daughter of Princess Anne’s first husband Captain Mark Phillips and his Hawaiian-born second wife Sandy Pflueger, who was part of the US dressage team at the 1984 Olympics

Sarah Ferguson has previously released a statement saying Wolfie is seen as a grandchild and is a ‘much-loved member of the family’.   

‘Wolfie is already a very much-loved member of their family and the duchess is very keen to stress that she sees Wolfie as their grandchild too,’ a spokesperson said, after Princess Eugenie announced her pregnancy last year.  

Dara is also fully supportive of Beatrice, Edo and the blended family and proudly posts about ‘co-parenting’ with Edo on Instagram. 

Mummy’s boy: Dara is also fully supportive of Beatrice, Edo and the blended family and proudly posts about ‘co-parenting’ with Edo on Instagram. Pictured, with Wolfie on Instagram

Last year, a friend of Dara and Edo insisted the estranged couple remain close, with Dara even cutting Edo’s hair and occasionally buying him clothes. 

Their amicable relationship meant Dara was on the original guest list for Edo’s wedding to Beatrice, 32, before the coronavirus pandemic forced the couple to cancel their May nuptialsBeatrice and Edoardo later secretly tied the knot on July 17 in Windsor, with the Queen and Prince Philip in attendance and Wolfie acting as best man.

 

Princess Beatrice and Edo were due to tie the knot at the Chapel Royal of St James’s Palace, in London, on 29 May. But their ceremony was postponed due to Covid-19 and no new date was given by the palace at the time.

Instead the couple chose to have an intimate ceremony attended by just ‘close family.’

A statement released by the palace said: ‘The small ceremony was attended by The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh and close family. The wedding took place in accordance with all relevant Government guidelines.’ 

The bride’s parents, Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York as well as her sister Princess Eugenie, 30, are thought to have been included. 

On marriage Beatrice became a stepmother to Edo’s son Christopher, known as Wolfie, who is also thought to have attended. 

Beatrice, who is ninth in line to the throne, borrowed one of the Queen’s dresses for her big day and tweeted: ‘It was an honour to wear my grandmother’s beautiful dress on my wedding day, I hope many of you are able to visit the exhibition which is still open at Windsor Castle.’

Her Majesty wore the stunning vintage gown to a State dinner for the Italian Prime Minister in Rome in 1961 and to the premiere of Lawrence of Arabia at the Odeon in London’s Leicester Square in 1962.

Small adjustments were made to the gown by the monarch’s dresser Angela Kelly and designer Stewart Parvin for Beatrice’s wedding day, including the addition of cap sleeves embroidered with vintage diamantés.

The Queen also loaned Beatrice the Queen Mary Fringe tiara she wore herself when she married Prince Philip in 1947.

Philip for a boy? Pregnant Princess Beatrice could pay tribute to her late grandfather or look to husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi’s Italian roots for baby name inspiration

By Bridie Pearson

The royal family has enjoyed a bountiful few years when it comes to new additions to the Windsor – but it does make choosing a name a little harder. 

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi are expecting their first child together, they announced via Buckingham Palace announced this morning, with royal watchers already speculating on their choice for a name.

The Queen’s granddaughter, 32, who tied the knot with the Italian property developer in September 2020, are expecting the baby in autumn 2021. 

Princess Beatrice and her husband Edo Mapelli Mozzi are expecting their first child together, they announced via Buckingham Palace announced this morning, with royal watchers already speculating on their choice for a name. If the new baby is a boy, Philip is a likely choice as Beatrice may pay tribute to her grandfather who died earlier this year, aged 99. Philip and the Queen are pictured at the couple’s wedding in January 

If the new baby is a boy, Philip is a likely choice as Beatrice may pay tribute to her grandfather who died earlier this year, aged 99.

The moniker would also follow in the tradition of the two latest royal great-grandchildren.

In February, Beatrice’s sister Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank welcomed August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, while their cousin Zara and her husband Mike Tindall also welcomed a boy, Lucas Philip Tindall earlier this year.

Bookies have also speculated that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will call their daughter Philippa in tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, with odds slashed to 3/1. 

For a girl, fans are speculating a name for baby Mapelli Mozzi could be Lily, a tribute to the Queen, whose nickname was ‘Lilibet’ as a young princess. 

The nickname was given to Her Majesty as a child and is used by her closest family members, including the late Duke of Edinburgh throughout their 73-year marriage. 

Other names such as Victoria and Elizabeth remain solid choices, while Grace and Alexandria have also been speculated, while Beatrice may also pay tribute to her mother in naming her Sarah. 

The baby will be the second grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, and will be the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s eleventh great-grandchild – being born shortly after Baby Sussex. 

However, the pair may opt for names with Edo’s Italian roots. While Alexandria or Alexander is a traditional name for royal babies,  its possible the couple will put an Italian twist on it and name their child Alessandro, after Edo’s father, an Olympic skier.

His first son, who he shares with ex-fiancee Dara Huang, is called Christopher Woolf, and known affectionately as ‘Woolfie’.  

Diana may also be an option, as it’s Edo’s mother’s middle name, and the name of Beatrice’s aunt. 

His mother is Nicola ‘Nikki’ Williams-Ellis, was born Nicola Diana Burrows. 

Prince Philip’s granddaughters Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall both paid tribute to their beloved grandfather by naming their newborn sons after him. Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank, who married in October 2018, named their first child, a son born in February, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank. Pictured, the couple with their son in an Instagram snap

A month later her cousin Zara Tindall and her husband Mike welcomed a boy, Lucas Philip Tindall. Pictured, the couple. They have not yet shared a photo of their son

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