Factbox – UK’s second royal marriage ceremony of the 12 months

LONDON (Reuters) – The Elizabeth’s granddaughter Princess Eugenie marries her fiance Jack Brooksbank at Windsor Castle on Friday, the second British royal marriage ceremony on the monarch’s home this 12 months.

Here are some temporary particulars concerning the bride and groom:


– Princess Eugenie Victoria Helena, 28, is the second daughter of the queen’s third baby, Prince Andrew, and his ex-wife Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York. She was born on March 23, 1990.

– Eugenie, at present ninth-in-line to the British throne, went to St George’s School in Windsor earlier than later moving on to Marlborough College in Wiltshire in 2003. She studied English Literature, History of Art and Politics at Newcastle University, graduating in 2012.

– In 2002, the princess underwent surgical procedure to straighten her again and proper a scoliosis situation. To assist others with the identical situation, she turned Patron of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital’s Redevelopment Appeal in 2012.

– Like her elder sister, Princess Beatrice, Eugenie doesn’t perform official royal duties however has a full-time job. She at present works as a director on the London artwork gallery of Hauser & Wirth.


– Jack Brooksbank, 32, was born on May three, 1986. His mom is Nicola and his father George is a chartered accountant and company director. He has a youthful brother, Thomas, who might be Best Man.

– He was educated at Stowe School in Buckinghamshire and selected to not go to school however to begin work within the hospitality trade.

– He met Eugenie on the Swiss ski resort of Verbier in 2010 and so they have been relationship for eight years. They bought engaged in January in Nicaragua.

– Brooksbank labored in a collection of pubs and golf equipment earlier than managing the Mahiki membership in London’s upmarket Mayfair district, a venue that was fashionable with the youthful royals.

– He is at present UK Brand Ambassador and European Brand Manager for Casamigos Tequila, a model co-founded by U.S. actor George Clooney. He additionally has his personal wine wholesale business.

Reporting by Michael Holden; enhancing by Stephen Addison

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