Princess Eugenie names her baby boy August Philip in sweet tribute to Duke of Edinburgh who remains in hospital

What a sweet name!

Princess Eugenie
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Princess Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank have named their baby son August Philip in a touching tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh.

  • The couple have announced the name of their baby boy, who was born on 9th February
  • The name is a sweet tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, who is currently in hospital.
  • This follows royal news that Kate Middleton originally had her heart set on a different name for Prince George.

Buckingham Palace have released an image of the couple with their baby boy August.

Sharing the sweet snap on Instagram, Eugenie wrote: "We wanted to introduce you to August Philip Hawke Brooksbank.. 💙💙💙⁣

"Thank you for so many wonderful messages. 

"Our hearts are full of love for this little human, words can't express. We are excited to be able to share these photos with you.⁣"

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She also revealed that the family picture had been taken by their midwife, as she thanked 'essential workers' for taking her of her and her new son.

Prince Philip, who her son's middle name pays tribute to, remains at King Edward VII's hospital, having been admitted on Tuesday evening after feeling unwell.


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