Princess Beatrice announces engagement to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, and reveals stunning engagement ring
26 September 2019, 11:24 | Updated: 26 September 2019, 11:54
Princess Beatrice is set to marry Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi next year.
Princess Beatrice, 31, and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, 35, are engaged.
Buckingham Palace made the announcement around 11:00AM on 26th September, revealing the couple got engaged during a recent weekend trip to Italy.
Princess Beatrice’s parents, the Duke and Duchess of York, have shared their congratulations to the couple, saying in a statement: “We are thrilled that Beatrice and Edoardo have got engaged, having watched their relationship develop with pride.
“We are the lucky parents of a wonderful daughter who has found her love and companion in a completely devoted friend and loyal young man.
“We send them every good wish for a wonderful family future.”
Following the announcement, Beatrice’s sister Eugenie took to Instagram to share a message to her sibling, and share a collection of stunning images of Beatrice with her new fiancé.
In the images, the couple look blissfully happy, debuting the huge diamond ring.
Eugenie captioned the images with: “Beabea - wow! I'm so happy for you my dearest big sissy and dear Edo.
“It's been a long time coming and you two are meant to be.”
The Princess added a comment from the couple, writing: “We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement.
“We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together and can’t wait to actually be married.
“We share so many similar interests and values and we know that this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness.”