Sister to sister: Princess Eugenie’s sweet message to newly married Princess Beatrice

Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice. (Photo: Getty Images)
Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice. (Photo: Getty Images)

Princess Eugenie has become the first wedding guest to publicly comment on the recent nuptials of her sister.

In a heartfelt message shared on Instagram yesterday, the youngest daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson wrote, “What a complete joy and privilege to watch you, my beautiful big sister, walk down the aisle to dear Edo.

“I am so proud of you and I’m excited to support you in the next chapter of your life. We are going to have so much fun together.”

Beatrice (31) tied the knot with Italian property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi (37) last Friday in a secret ceremony in Windsor attended by only 20 guests.

Not many details have been released but it’s believed Eugenie (30) was Beatrice’s bridesmaid. Beatrice was, of course, her sister’s bridesmaid at her 2018 wedding to British wine merchant Jack Brooksbank.

In a show of her closeness to Queen Elizabeth (94), who attended along with her husband, Prince Philip (99), Beatrice wore a beautiful vintage dress once worn by her grandmother to the 1962 premiere of Lawrence of Arabia in Leicester Square, London.

The monarch also lent her favourite granddaughter the exquisite Queen Mary diamond fringe tiara, which she wore to her own wedding in 1947. “The queen saved this grand tiara specifically for Beatrice,” a source told People magazine. “It was always reserved for her as they are exceptionally close.”

The princess – who is now stepmom to Edo’s son, Wolfie (4) – apparently can’t wait to become a mom herself. “I’ve heard she gets on very well with Wolfie and would like to have a family of her own soon,” royal commentator Phil Dampier told Fabulous Digital.

According to a well-placed royal insider, Beatrice loves the idea of her and Eugenie having babies at around the same time “so their children can grow up like they did”.

“She doesn’t want to have a big age gap between the cousins and neither of them want to wait.”

Edo is apparently “desperately” keen to have more kids. “He is happy to follow Bea’s heart and wishes on this.”

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