London – Princess Beatrice and her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have a daughter, Buckingham Palace said on Monday.

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The baby, born Saturday at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, weighed 6 pounds and 2 ounces (2.78 kg). His name was not immediately disclosed.

The grandparents and great-grandparents of the new baby have been notified. She is the 12th great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II.


Beatrice, who is 10th in the line of succession to the British throne, is the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife, Sarah, Duchess of York.

Beatrice married millionaire property tycoon Mapelli Mozzi in July 2020 in a private wedding ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at the Royal Lodge, Windsor. The ceremony strictly followed the COVID-19 rules that limited gatherings and was attended by the Queen and the late Prince Philip.

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Beatrice, 33, had originally planned to wed Mapelli Mozzi on May 29 at St James’s Palace’s Chapel Royal. The ceremony was postponed due to the pandemic.

Beatrice wrote on her Twitter feed That she was “delighted” to “share the news of her safe arrival”.

“Thank you to the midwifery team and everyone at the hospital for their wonderful care,” she said.