Royal News Roundup: Kate Middleton’s Parenting Move, Princess Eugenie’s Special Tribute & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of June 16, 2022.

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  • After the Platinum Jubilee, Princess Eugenie posted a special tribute on Instagram honoring her “Grannie.” The caption read, “Thank you, Your Majesty, Grannie, for 70 years of service, selflessness and dedication. You are such a shining light for us all.”
  • Earlier this month, Queen Elizabeth concluded her Platinum Jubilee with a surprise appearance on the balcony. A new report confirmed that her son, Prince Charles, is the one who encouraged Her Majesty to attend.
  • Princess Beatrice stopped by Britain’s most popular horse racing event: the 2022 Royal Ascot. On day two, the royal switched up her hairstyle and opted for a chic slicked bun.
  • Prince William visited the England Women’s football team at St George’s Park and revealed that his daughter, Princess Charlotte, has some pretty killer soccer skills.
  • Claire Ptak (of Violet Cakes London) offered a sneak peek of Lilibet’s first birthday cake. The baker, who also designed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding cake, shared a snap of the two-tiered, floral-covered dessert on her Instagram.
  • At Lilibet’s first birthday party, Markle subtly paid tribute to her late mother-in-law, Princess Diana. In one of the photos, the duchess can be seen wearing linen pinstripe pants.
  • Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles slipped on an accessory that we don’t get to see too often on royals: sunglasses. The sighting took place at The Royal Cornwall Show in Wadebridge.

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