The Queen Gets Another Great-Grandchild

Princess Eugenie, the Queen’s grand-daughter, has given birth to a baby boy, Buckingham Palace has announced.

The royal baby, who is the Queen’s ninth great-grandchild and 11th in line to the throne, was born at 08:55 GMT on Tuesday at the Portland Hospital in central London, weighing 8lbs 1oz.

In a statement, the palace said the Queen and Eugenie’s parents, the Duke and Duchess of York, were “delighted”.

Buckingham Palace said Jack Brooksbank was at his wife’s side for the birth.

The baby’s name has not yet been announced.

The palace said in its statement: “The Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of York, Sarah, Duchess of York, and Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank have been informed and are delighted with the news.”

It added: “Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well.”

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall tweeted their congratulations beside a picture of the new parents’ wedding day.