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Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank named their son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Buckingham Palace confirmed.
The daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, 30, welcomed her first child, who is 11th in line to the throne, with Jack on February 9 at London’s Portland Hospital. The couple was photographed leaving the hospital three days later, on February 12.
The new mother revealed the name today and shared the first family photo of her with her son, the queen’s ninth great-grandson, believed to have been taken on the grounds of Frogmore Cottage, where the couple currently live.
Posting a series of photos on Instagram, the queen’s granddaughter wrote: ‘Thank you for so many wonderful messages. Our hearts are filled with love for this little human, words cannot be expressed. We are excited to be able to share these photos with you. ”
Eugenie went on to reveal that the name was a moving tribute to Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert, whose birth name was Franz Albert August Karl Emanuel, and Prince Philip, who is currently in hospital, writing: “ In On the weekend of his grandfather’s birthday, thinking of my grandfather, we are introducing our little one. He is named after his great-grandfather and his five great-grandparents’.
Sarah Ferguson reposted the photos of her on her Instagram page and, in her first comments since Eugenie’s birth, she revealed that she and Prince Andrew are “ excited ” for August’s arrival.
He added that the photograph was taken by his ‘wonderful midwife’, adding: ‘Thank you to the wonderful essential workers, including our midwife who came to discharge our child.’
While August is not a traditionally British royal name, it is still popular today in the German hereditary royal line from which Queen Victoria is descended.
In her photographs, Princess Eugenie paired a mustard yellow velvet headband and high-necked cream blouse with a soft pink jacket.
Meanwhile, new father Jack, who was cradling the baby in his arms, donned a blue half-zip sweater for the occasion.