Princess Eugenie Gave Her Baby Boy a Very Regal Family Name
Watch: Princess Eugenie revealed her newborn son's name in an adorable first family photo
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Princess Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank, who married on October 12, 2018, welcomed their son August Phillip Hawke Brooksbank on February 9. The new mom shared her son's name and adorable little face with the world in a cute Instagram post captured by Eugenie's "wonderful midwife who came to release our boy."
"We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank. ???" The contribution is. "Thank you for so much wonderful news. Our hearts are full of love for this little person, words cannot express them. We are happy to share these photos with you."
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank
The couple's hearts are full and their son's name is full of royal hearts as August's name pays tribute to some close family members.
August is Queen Elizabeth's ninth great-grandchild - let that sink in - and the first grandchild to Eugenie's parents, Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson. The name August comes from Queen Victoria's wife Prince Albert, whose middle name was Augustus. The name Phillip pays homage to Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh. And Hawke is a Brooksbank family name.
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To celebrate the happy news of August's birth, the palace issued a solemn declaration.
"Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie was safely rescued by a son at 8:55 a.m. at Portland Hospital today, February 9, 2021," the palace said in a statement. "Jack Brooksbank was there."
The palace also shared the excitement of Eugenie and Brooksbanks's parents as new grandparents, as well as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.
"The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Sarah, the Duchess of York and Mr. and Mrs. George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news," the statement continued. "Your Royal Highness and your child are fine."
Eugenie gave birth to August in Portland Hospital, where he weighed 8 pounds. 1 ounce.
August is the 11th on the throne until pregnant Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcome their second child. Then August 12th is on the throne.
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