Princess Beatrice is pregnant with her first child.
The royal family said Wednesday that the princess and her husband, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, are expecting a baby this fall.
“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,” reads a statement from the royal family.
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.
📸 The couple on their wedding day in July 2020. pic.twitter.com/oCHZLBa8oT
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) May 19, 2021
The news comes nearly a year after Princess Beatrice and her husband were married in an intimate ceremony in Windsor. The princess eschewed the usual bespoke designer dress for her wedding and instead wore a vintage Norman Hartnell bejeweled gown that belonged to her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. The queen wore the dress to a performance of “Lawrence of Arabia” in 1962.
Princess Beatrice and her husband had initially planned on a larger-scale royal wedding last May, but had to postpone the event due to the pandemic.
Princess Beatrice’s child will be Queen Elizabeth II’s 12th great-grandchild, following the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s daughter, which is expected in the coming weeks. Princess Beatrice’s sister, Princess Eugenie, had her first child, a son, in February.
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