Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank expecting second child

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank are expecting their second child, it has been announced.

Buckingham Palace issued a statement on Tuesday (24 January) and said: “Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are pleased to announce they are expecting their second child this summer.

“The family are delighted and August is very much looking forward to being a big brother.”

The couple are parents to two-year-old August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, who was born on 9 February 2021. August is currently 12th in line to the throne, and Eugenie’s second child will become 13th in line.

Eugenie is the eldest daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York. She married Brooksbank in 2018 at St George’s Chapel.

The royal also announced the news with a sweet photograph of August hugging her pregnant belly posted on Instagram. She is seen beaming outdoors as her son embraces her around her thighs and stomach.

She wrote in the caption: “We’re so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer.”

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