Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank are currently weeks away from welcoming their royal baby, the Queen’s ninth great-grandchild. The Duchess of York’s daughter will follow royal tradition and announce the baby’s arrival to Her Majesty before anyone else finds out, but she is likely to choose an unconventional upbringing for her child, a royal author has predicted.
Ingrid Seward, author of Prince Philip Revealed: A Man Of His Century, said Princess Eugenie’s baby will not be raised with the duties of a royal.
She told Mirror.co.uk: “I think Eugenie will want to shield her child and offer as normal a life as possible.
“I don’t think the child will face any responsibilities within the family, as he or she will be too far down the line.”
Ms Seward explained that Eugenie and her sister, Princess Beatrice, were given everything they wanted when they were younger.
She said: “They spent most of their time with their mother Sarah, and are very loyal and loving to her.
“They were pretty indulged as children and had everything they wanted.
“I think they had a garden shed just for their Barbie dolls.”
However, the royal author pointed out Eugenie was not “an extravagant person” like her mother, adding that she is “quite the opposite of her mum.”
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