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British Royals

ROYAL BABY NEWS: Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first child


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Princess Eugenie and her husband, Jack Brooksbank, are to become parents. The couple are expecting a baby in 2021.

The happy news was shared by Buckingham Palace on September 25th 2020 in a short announcement which read ‘‘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 baby will be a first grandchild for the Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York and a ninth great-grandchild for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Eugenie and Jack’s child will be eleventh in line to the throne at birth.

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Lydia Starbuck is Associate Editor at Royal Central and the main producer and presenter of the Royal Central Podcast and Royal Central Extra. Lydia is also a pen name of June Woolerton, a journalist and writer with over twenty years experience in TV, radio, print and online. June has been a reporter, producer and editor, picking up several awards over the years. She's appeared on outlets including BBC 5 Live, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Local Radio and has also helped set up a commercial radio station. June is also an accomplished writer with a wide range of material published online and in print. She is the author of two novels, published as e-books. She is also a marriage registrar and ceremony celebrant.