19 May 2021

UK: Princess Beatrice is pregnant

Buckingham Palace announced today that Princess Beatrice and her husband Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi are going to have their first child together in the autumn of 2021:

Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in autumn of this year.

The Queen has been informed and both families are delighted with the news.

Princess Beatrice, eldest daughter of the Duke of York (Prince Andrew) and Sarah, Duchess of York, née Ferguson, married Eduardo Mapelli Mozzi, son of Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi and Nicola Williams-Ellis, née Burrows, at the Royal Chapel of All Saints, Royal Lodge, Windsor, on 17 July 2020.

The baby will enter the world as no. 11 in the line of succession to the British throne. Princess Beatrice is currently no, 9, but will step one place down the ladder when the Duke and Duchess  of Sussex have their second child in the early summer. 

Eduardo has a son, Christopher Woolf, b. 2016, from an earlier relationship.

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