Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their young son August Philip Hawke Brooksbank in homage to the Duke of Edinburgh

The newest addition to the royal family, born at 8 a.m. at the private Portland Hospital in central London February at 55 o’clock is the ninth great-grandchild of the Queen and Prince Philip

Prince Philip remains in King Edward VII’s hospital in London after being admitted Tuesday evening after feeling unwell

It is understood that the couple chose the name August after Queen Victoria’s consort Prince Albert, who had Augustus as a middle name. Hawke is a Brooksbank family name

Eugenie posted on Instagram: “We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank Thank you for so much wonderful news Our hearts are full of love for this little person, words cannot express it. We are happy to share these photos with you can ”

She added that the pictures were taken by “our wonderful midwife” and thanked “the wonderful essential workers” who laid off their child

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A tweet from the royal family’s official account states: “The couple were touched by the good wishes they received on the birth of their first child and are delighted to share this first photo as a family”

Eugenie’s mother, Sarah Ferguson, wrote on Instagram: “As grandparents, the Duke and I are thrilled and blessed to have our grandson August Philip Hawke Brooksbank arrive. He is a beautiful blessing and a bringer of such love and joy for all of our family. I am like that proud of Jack and Eugenie, they are and will be wonderful parents ”

On the day he was born, Eugenie, 30 and Brooksbank posted a black and white picture of their hands cradling his fingers and wrist on Instagram.The couple married in Windsor in 2018

After the child was born, the Queen and Philip were delighted to hear the news, as were Eugenie’s parents, Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York, and Brooksbank’s parents

Monarchs have very occasionally ascended to the throne from below King George I. was 52 in the series, but was elected next Protestant over at least 50 of his Catholic relatives under the Settlement Act in 1714

Princess Eugenie, Jack Brooksbank

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