The engagement comes less than two months after Eugenie’s cousin Prince Harry revealed he’ll walk down the aisle with his American fiancée Meghan Markle. Eugenie is Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter and is eighth in line to the British throne.
The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Princess Eugenie to Mr. Jack Brooksbank. pic.twitter.com/ct45JvDfbq— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) January 22, 2018
The palace has released photographs of Princess Eugenie and her fiancé following the couple's engagement. The pictures show the couple embrace, with the 27-year-old royal wearing her sapphire and diamond engagement ring.
The photographs were taken in the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace. pic.twitter.com/ZfwQWdrK3Y— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) January 22, 2018
Princess Eugenie and Mr. Jack Brooksbank were photographed earlier today following the announcement of their engagement. pic.twitter.com/ArYQIDeNZw— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) January 22, 2018
The couple received many warm wishes on social media, including several from Princess Eugenie’s mother the Duchess of York.
The wedding will take place in the autumn of 2018 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor, same chapel where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will get married in May.