DUKE OF YORK - Key Persons


Jack Brooksbank

Jack was born in St. Thomas's Hospital on 3rd May, 1986 weighing 8lbs 1oz just 15 minutes past midnight. He was christened at The Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks on 26th September, 1986. He attended Finton House School in Wandsworth between the ages of four and eight. He then attended Ludgrove Prep School in Wokingham for five years. He was at Stowe School for five years where he was a School Prefect and Head of House. His hobbies are mainly sporting, including skiing, tennis and football - he is a keen Chelsea FC supporter. He loves watching live sporting events, as well as visiting the theatre and cinema. Jack and his family used to go annually to Cornwall where Jack would enthusiastically surf, rock climb and swim in the sea. When he was about 10 years old the family bought a holiday home in France and he has been going there ever since. Since meeting Princess Eugenie he has developed a keen interest in contemporary art and, whenever possible, will attend functions with her and is learning a great deal about art. Jack also supports Princess Eugenie in her charitable works, of which there are many, and helps her with her ever increasing workload. His father is Executive Director of a charity called Supporting Wounded Veterans, which helps veterans rebuild their futures through a unique, specially designed, ski-based development programme. Over the past five years Jack has supported the charity in as many ways as he can. Jack works in the hospitality industry.

Princess Beatrice

Job Titles:
  • First Member of the Royal Family
Princess Beatrice was born on 8th August, 1988 at The Portland Hospital, London. Born Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York, Her Royal Highness is the first child of The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York and fifth grandchild of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh. Princess Beatrice is ninth, and the second female, in the line of the succession to the throne of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. Education HRH started school at Upton House School, Berkshire, before attending Coworth Park School. Princess Beatrice went on to St. George's School in Ascot from 2000, where she completed her A levels in Drama, History and Film Studies. During her final year at St. George's School, HRH was Head Girl. Princess Beatrice went to University at Goldsmiths College, London in September, 2008, from where she graduated in 2011 with a 2:1 in History and History of Ideas. Princess Beatrice, alongside Princess Eugenie, became Patron of the Teenage Cancer Trust in June, 2016. Her mother, Sarah, Duchess of York, is also a long-term honorary Patron of the charity. The Teenage Cancer Trust supports young people facing cancer.