Writer: Related PressID: 1613831694170331400Sat, 2021-02-20 14:26
LONDON: Britain’s Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their child boy August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace stated Saturday.
The newborn — 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 newborn, who weighed eight kilos, 1 ounce, is her first baby and is 11th in line to the British throne.
Eugenie stated on Instagram that the infant is called after his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria, who had Augustus as a center title.
One in every of his center names pays tribute to Eugenie’s grandfather, Prince Philip. The queen’s 99-year-old husband is presently in a London hospital the place he was admitted on Tuesday after feeling in poor health. Hawke is a Brooksbank household title.
The newborn will not be anticipated to get a royal title and will likely be often called Grasp August Brooksbank.
Eugenie married 35-year-old Brooksbank, a businessman, in October 2018 at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Fortress.
Eugenie posted an image on Instagram of the couple holding their son, who’s swaddled in a blue blanket with an identical cap.
“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 picture was taken “by our great midwife.”
“Thanks to the great important staff together with our midwife who got here to discharge our boy,” she stated.
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 as a result of give start 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 all the way 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 cut up will likely be ultimate, with the couple giving up army and charitable patronages they held on behalf of the queen.
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