Monday, March 23, 2015

Royal Profile: Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York

Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena of York was born on 23rd March, 1990 as the second daughter of The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York {Source}. As of 2014, she is presently 7th in line for the British Throne after her uncle, two cousins, a first cousin 1x removed, father and sister {Source}.

She was educated in the United Kingdom {Source}. She attended the Upton House School, Coworth Park School and St. George's School, Ascot for her prepatory education {Source}. She attended Marlborough College for her A-Levels, earning A-Levels in Art, English Literature and History of Art in 2008 {Source}. In September 2009, Princess Eugenie started a Combined Honours BA in English Literature, History of Art and Politics at Newcastle University. Princess Eugenie graduated in 2012 with a 2:1 degree {Source}.

In 2002, she underwent back surgery to correct a scoliosis condition {Source}. As a result of her experience, she is keen to support others going through similar treatments {Source}.

As a member of the British Royal Family, she often takes part in charitable acts. In April 2012, Princess Eugenie agreed to become Patron of the Hospital's Redevelopment Appeal {Source}. In June 2012, Princess Eugenie was one of around 3,000 cyclists to take part in Nightrider, a 100km bike ride through London , where she raised money for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and the Marylebone Cricket Club Foundation{Source}. Princess Eugenie is a Teenage Cancer Trust Ambassador and a member of the Committee of the Young Marlburian Foundation {Source}.

Princess Eugenie is pursuing a career in the art world and completed a three month cookery course in 2012 {Source}. Currently, the young princess is residing in the United States, where she is working at the online auction house, Paddle 8{Source}.

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