Duchess of York gives glimpse of Princess Beatrice’s birthday as she shares never-before-seen photo

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The Duchess of York has given fans an insight in Princess Beatrice’s thoughtful birthday presents.

Sarah, Duchess of York (opens in new tab) has given an insight into daughter Princess Beatrice’s birthday, as she revealed one of her daughter’s sweet and thoughtful birthday presents.

Princess Beatrice, who surprised royal fans with her last-minute nuptials last month (opens in new tab), celebrated her birthday this weekend.

And proud mum Duchess Sarah took to her Instagram page to reveal to fans one of the birthday presents she gave to her eldest daughter, gushing about the princess in the sweet post.

Uploading a photo of a gorgeous watercolour painting that she gifted her daughter for her birthday, Duchess Sarah wrote, ‘Thank you Claire Fletcher for your painting for Beatrice on her birthday.

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‘She is a natural angel of kindness and goodness, so this little painting sums it all up. Thank you’.

And fans loved the thoughtful gift, with one writing, ‘I love how you can tell it's Beatrice without even seeing her face! Beautiful!’.

Others added, ‘What a beautiful gift. So touching’, ‘Oh wow I love this🥰amazing💕’, ‘It's a beautiful painting.👏👏👏👏👏’, ‘Gorgeous and so sweet. HBD🎉Beatrice.💕and‘Absolutely love, love this illustration..❤️💕❤️💕’.

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The proud mum also shared a never-before-seen photo of her eldest to mark her special day, writing, ‘Happy Happy Birthday My Dearest Beatrice. 8.8.88 at 8.18pm was one of the greatest and most proud moments of my life.

‘You are unique and simply one of the most special people on this planet. Your ever loving and devoted Mum’.

What a lovely tribute from the Duchess of York❤️

Aleesha Badkar
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