Princess Beatrice of York and Edoardo Mapelli-Mozzi
Photograph (c) Princess Eugenie of York

The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, have announced the engagement of their eldest daughter Beatrice (b.8 August 1988) to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi (b.19 November 1983), son of Count Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi (b.1951) and Nicola Burrows (b.1956). The engagement took place earlier this month in Italy. The pair have been together since late 2018; their wedding will occur in 2020. Princess Beatrice’s sister Eugenie shared photos of the happy couple on her Instagram account.

The following statement was released from Buckingham Palace:

The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice of York to Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. 

Her Royal Highness and Mr. Mapelli Mozzi became engaged while away for the weekend in Italy earlier this month. 

The wedding will take place in 2020. Further details will be announced in due course.
Princess Beatrice and Mr. Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi said, “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 be married. We share so many similar interests and values and we know this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness.” 

The Duke and Duchess of York said, “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.” 

Mrs. Nikki Williams-Ellis and Mr. Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi said, “We are truly delighted about Edoardo and Beatrice’s engagement. Our family has known Beatrice for most of her life. Edo and Beatrice are made for each other, and their happiness and love for each other is there for all to see. They share an incredibly strong and united bond, their marriage will only strengthen what is already a wonderful relationship.”


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