Princess Beatrice title: Does Beatrice lose her royal title now she is married? | Royal | News (Reports)


Princess Beatrice married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in July of this year. Her wedding was unusual compared to other royal nuptials, taking place behind the gates of Windsor Castle in a small ceremony during the lockdown.

Princess Beatrice and her sister, Princess Eugenie, were entitled to be styled as princesses upon their birth.

King George V decided in 1917 only the children of the monarch, and the children of the male heirs of the monarch, could be styled as Prince or Princess.

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As the daughters of Prince Andrew, Beatrice and Eugenie fit this requirement.

Prince Andrew also holds the title of Duke of York, which he was given when he married Sarah Ferguson.

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Traditionally the groom receives a new royal title from the Queen on their royal wedding days.

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However, Beatrice and Eugenie’s new husbands did not receive any new titles upon marrying into the Royal Family.

Although the reason behind this is unconfirmed, it is becoming more common for royal couples to forego new titles on their wedding days.

Princess Anne’s husband, Captain Mark Phillips, also declined a royal title when he married in 1973.

But if Jack and Edoardo had both received royal titles, both Eugenie and Beatrice would also have received new titles by default.

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When Prince Harry married Meghan Markle in 2018, Harry was made Duke of Sussex, and Meghan subsequently became the Duchess of Sussex.

The same was the case for Prince William and Kate Middleton, who became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge when they married in 2011.


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