Princess Eugenie welcomes a second child and reveals the special meaning behind his name


  • Princess Eugenie announced on Monday that she gave birth to her second child on May 30.
  • Ernest George Ronnie Brooksbank is her second child with her husband Jack Brooksbank.
  • Its name pays homage to Eugenie’s late grandfather and Brooksbank’s late father.

Princess Eugenie gave birth to her second child with my husband Jack Brooksbank on May 30, he revealed in an Instagram post on Monday.

“Jack and I wanted to share the news that we had our little boy, Ernest George Ronnie Brooksbank, on May 30, 2023 at 8:49 a.m. weighing 7.1 pounds,” Eugenie, 33, wrote in the Instagram post.

She shared a photo of the newborn in a blue and white knit hat, as well as a picture of her oldest son, 2-year-old Augie, touching his baby brother’s head.

“Augie already loves being a big brother,” he wrote.

The baby’s name honors Eugenie’s late grandfather and Brooksbank’s late father.

“He is named after his great-great-grandfather George, his grandfather George, and my grandfather Ronald,” Eugenie wrote in her post.

Ronald was the father of the Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson. died in 2003at the age of 71 years. Jack Brooksbank’s father George died at the age of 72 in 2021, days before Augie was baptized.

Ernest is 13th in line to the throne, behind his older brother.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank with August at the Platinum Pageant on The Mall in 2022.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank with their first child, August, at the Platinum Pageant on The Mall on June 5, 2022.

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Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, met her now-husband Jack Brooksbank while skiing in Switzerland in 2010and they married at Windsor Castle in 2018. Their first child, August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, Augie for short, was born in February 2021.

The couple attended the coronation of King Carlos III in May. with Prince Harry.



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