Princess Eugenie is expecting a baby.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are said to be delighted by the news their granddaughter is pregnant.

Eugenie and husband Jack Brooksbank wed at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in October 2018.

She is the daughter of the Duke of York and his ex-wife Sarah, Duchess of York and is due to give birth early next year.

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Buckingham Palace said in a short statement: "Her Royal Highness Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are very pleased to announce that they are expecting a baby in early 2021.

"The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news."

The baby will be a ninth great-grandchild for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Eugenie's parents, Andrew and Sarah, will become grandparents for the first time.

The baby boy or girl will be born 11th in line to the throne.

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But although their mother is a princess the new baby will not hold a title, unless the Queen decides to intervene and give Mr Brooksbank - who is European brand manager for Casamigos Tequila co-founded by George Clooney - an earldom or amend the rules

Eugenie and Jack married in a glittering ceremony in St George's Chapel in front of royal and celebrity guests on October 12, 2018.

The couple took a covered horse-drawn carriage ride through Windsor on the blustery autumn day, and continued their celebrations throughout the weekend at the York family home, Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park.

Eugenie is a director at the contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth in London.

Her romance with Stowe-educated Mr Brooksbank began after they fell in love at first sight on a ski trip near Verbier in Switzerland.

They dated for around seven years before he proposed.