Friday, March 23, 2018

Royal Profile: Princess Eugenie of York

Princess Eugenie Helena Victoria of York was born 23 March 1990 as the second daughter of The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York {Source}. She has one older sister {Source}:


Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York (1988)


As of 2017, she is presently 8th in line for the British Throne after her uncle, two cousins, two first cousins 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}. In 2015, the young princess resided in the United States, where she worked at the online auction house, Paddle 8{Source}. After two years in the United States, she returned to the United Kingdom, where she is working at Hauser & Wirth art gallery as an associate director {Source}.

In January 2017, she attended the launch of Bunga Bunga. In February 2017, she  joined her grandmother for the Year of India Culture Reception. In April, she joined her mother and sister for the launch of Ned, London and joined members of the British Royal Family for the traditional Easter service. In May, she was joined by her mother and boyfriend to celebrate  the 50th anniversary of The Beatles SGT Pepper Album at Abbey Road Studios for End The Silence and Hope&Homes for Children and joined her father and boyfriend for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Centenary Garden Party, attended the Jimmy Choo & Mytheresa.com dinner at The Garden Museum and attended a garden party hosted by her grandmother. In June 2017, she attended The Serpentine Galleries Summer Party and Days 1, 3, and 4 of the 2017 Royal Ascot. In October 2017, the younger daughter of The Duke of York attended a Brooklyn Nets vs NY Knicks Game, the European premiere of the film Jane during the 61st BFI London  Film Festival, the VIP Preview party of the Warrior Games Exhibit, and the 25th Anniversary of the Estee Lauder Companies UK's Breast Cancer Campaign. In November 2017, she was joined by her big sister for the Louis Vuitton Celebration of GingerNutz in Vogue's December Issue. In December, she attended her grandmother's annual luncheon with her family, Christmas Day Church Services with her family and  The Charge II boxing fundraiser at The Lindley Hall. In January 2018, her father announced her engagement to Jack Brooksbank. In March 2018, she attended the wedding of her distant cousin, Prince Christian of Hanover and a We Day UK event both with her sister.

Princess Eugenie of York is set to marry Jack Brooksbank on 12 October 2018 at the chapel at Windsor Castle{Source}. Upon her marriage, she will retain her royal title and style of HRH Princess, but drop the titular designation "of York" and have the option of adding Mrs. Jack Brooksbank...HRH Princess Eugenie, Mrs. Jack Brooksbank. The likelihood that Jack will be granted a title or accept one is slim to none.

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