Royal News Roundup: Princess Eugenie Announces Pregnancy, Kate Middleton Breaks Protocol & More

Here’s all the royal news you need to know for the week of January 26, 2023.

  • Princess Eugenie announced that she’s expecting her second child with her husband, Jack Brooksbank. The royal posted a photo on Instagram of her 1-year-old son, August, kissing her growing baby bump.
  • After the news broke, proud grandma Sarah Ferguson celebrated the pregnancy announcement by sharing a sweet photo of herself embracing her daughter. 
  • The baby’s birth will slightly affect the British line of succession. While the key players will keep their place, some royals—like Prince Edward and his kids—will be knocked down one spot.
  • Prince Edward honored the first recipient of the Production Guild’s Earl of Wessex Award. According to social media, the award was designed to “recognize those in the U.K. film and high-end TV industry.”

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