Princess Beatrice Is Getting Married And Her Sister Princess Eugenie Took The Cutest Engagement Photos

    The couple are set to wed next year. 💍💐

    Just when you thought you'd had your fill of royal weddings and royal babies, the Duke and Duchess of York announced the engagement of their eldest daughter Princess Beatrice to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

    The Duke and Duchess of York are delighted to announce the engagement of Princess Beatrice to Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. Her Royal Highness and Mr Mapelli Mozzi became engaged while away for the weekend in Italy earlier this month: https://t.co/HQ2DDObVWY 📷Princess Eugenie

    The couple got engaged earlier this month in Italy, and the wedding is planned to take place sometime in 2020.

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    "We are both so excited to be embarking on this life adventure together," the pair said in a statement.

    "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."

    Edoardo, 34, is the son of ex–Olympic skier Count Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi and Nikki Williams-Ellis. He also has a son from a previous relationship.

    The duke and duchess said they were thrilled for Princess Beatrice and Edoardo.

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    They said: "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."

    On Instagram, Princess Eugenie congratulated her sister saying the couple "were meant to be" and revealed that she took the photos for the announcement.

    Princess Beatrice, who is ninth in line to the throne, has been dating the property developer since last year, although they've known each other a lot longer.

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    His parents 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.”

    Ikran is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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