Eugenie’s husband was by her side during the birth and both her and her new son are fine, says the palace

Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have welcomed their first child – a son – as announced by Buckingham Palace

The baby was born at 8 a.m. at Portland Hospital, London on Tuesday the 9th February, at 55 a.m., in the same hospital where the Duchess of Sussex had her baby Archie

The Palace said that Mr. Brooksbank was with Eugenie’s side during the birth and that both mother and child are “fine”

The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Sarah, the Duchess of York and Mr. and Mrs. George Brooksbank have been informed and are “delighted”

The new parents announced the birth on Eugenie’s Instagram account, where she posted a picture of her hands cradling her baby’s tiny fingers and wrists

The baby is on the 11th Place on the throne, and his birth means that the Queen and Philip’s youngest son, the Earl of Wessex, who was third when he was born in 1964, will move to 12th place Place in the series of advanced is succession

The baby will be Master Brooksbank and not have an HRH title unless the Queen steps in to give Mr. Brooksbank a county or a letter patent, which is considered unlikely

Eugenie, 30, announced her pregnancy in September, almost two years after she married Mr Brooksbank, European brand director of Casamigos Tequila, co-founded by actor George Clooney

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