The Weekend Special - Young Royals - Princess Beatrice of York

Princess Beatrice of York was born on August 8th. 1988 in London. She is the
fifth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.


Coat of Arms of HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Source picture: Wikipedia


Princess Beatrice's parents are Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah Ferguson.

On next link you can see a picture of the family.

In 2011, Princess Beatrice achieved her diploma 'History' at the Goldsmiths University
in London.


Princess Beatrice of York
Source picture: Wikipedia


Princess Beatrice of York is ambassador for the organization Children in Crisis.
For this organization, Princess Beatrice collected money during the 
London Marathon (2010). She was the first member of the British Royal Family 
who completed a marathon.

In the movie 'Young Victoria' (2009), Princess Beatrice performed a non-speaking role.

Princess Beatrice is patron of several organizations like:

- York Musical Society;
- The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Center (Princess Beatrice had Dyslexia herself).

Princess Beatrice has a long term relationship, with Dave Clark.
Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, would have been the matchmaker ...
On next link you can read more about it:
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More about the title Duke of York

Princess Beatrice's father is Prince Andrew also known as 'Duke of York'.
Since the 15th. century this title is granted to the second son of the British
monarch.

The previous 'Duke of York' was Prince Albert  (father of Queen Elizabeth),
he reigned as King George VI. The title Duke of York merged with the crown.

More about York

York is a city located in the North of England.


Old picture of York
Source: Wikipedia

With this post, I'll end my small Weekend Special. I wish you all a fantastic Sunday.
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