Princess York
Elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Princess York
Princess Beatrice of York is the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York. She is fifth, and the first female, in the line of succession to the thrones of the sixteen Commonwealth realms.
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Odd Birds of a Feather - of Pouches, Antennae, Helmets and Seriously Challenged Landings: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 7
Huffington Post - about 1 year
I love birds. It's just birders I have a problem with. I can't seem to empathise with their ardour, focus, totally singular concentration - and total lack of 'come on now, crack a smile!' And that's without mentioning the Hubble Space telescopes they always seem to bring with them - or their looks. Have you noticed that by dint of undiverted concentration over the decades, they've not only come to resemble the quarry of their heart's desires - beaked noses, pee-holes-in-a-snowbank eyes - they actually surpass them? They're more avian than their winged delights. Blue-footed boobies on Devil's Crown, Galápagos Islands OK, after that introduction, here are just a few of the odder birds - non-human - I've met along the way. The Frigate Bird These mostly black tropical creatures can reach almost four feet in length with a seven-foot wingspan. But what most distinguishes them is the huge red balloon that males inflate below their beaks to attract the belles of the ornitholo ...
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Queen Elizabeth Joined by Granddaughter Beatrice for Maundy Service
The Royal Forums - almost 5 years
Queen Elizabeth II was joined by The Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Beatrice of York yesterday for the annual Royal Maundy Service. This year’s service took place at the York Minster, where the Queen was welcomed by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, and other members of the clergy, while a 2,000 people strong crowd lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the monarch. Prior to the welcome … Continue reading →
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Selected Guest List for the Wedding Service at Westminster Abbey
Official Royal Wedding 2011 - almost 6 years
The following are all confirmed attendees at the Royal Wedding as of 23rd April 2011. Members of the British Royal Family The Queen The Duke of Edinburgh The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall Prince Henry of Wales The Duke of York Princess Beatrice of York Princess Eugenie of York The Earl and Countess of Wessex The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence Mr. and Mrs. Peter Phillips Miss Zara Phillips with Mr. Mike Tindall Viscount Linley and Viscountess Linley And The Hon. Charles Armstrong-Jones The Lady Sarah Chatto and Mr. Daniel Chatto And Master Samuel Chatto And Master Arthur Chatto The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester The Earl and Countess of Ulster The Lady Davina and Mr. Gary Lewis Lady Rose and Mr. George Gilman The Duke and Duchess of Kent Earl and Countess of St. Andrews Lord Downpatrick The Lady Marina-Charlotte Windsor The Lady Amelia Windsor The Lord and Lady Nicholas Windsor The Lady Helen Taylor and Mr. Timothy Taylor Prince and Princess Michael o ...
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Beatrice of York
    TWENTIES
  • 2016
    Age 27
    Beatrice was in a long-term relationship with Virgin Galactic businessman Dave Clark until July 2016.
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  • 2015
    Age 26
    After the birth of her first cousin once removed, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge in 2015, Beatrice moved from sixth to seventh in the line of succession.
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    On May 2015, Beatrice became an Associate at Sandbridge Capital.
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  • 2014
    Age 25
    Princess Beatrice accompanied her father during an official engagement in the United Arab Emirates on 24 November 2014.
    More Details Hide Details She is also mentioned in the Court Circular when she attends Royal Garden Parties, official Receptions or other events such as attending Epsom Races or Royal Ascot with other members of the Royal Family. In November 2012, Beatrice became a patron of the York Musical Society. In April 2013, Beatrice became royal patron of The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre, a charity that she credits with helping her overcome her own academic challenges resulting from dyslexia. While the announcement of her name was made some two weeks after her birth, Beatrice was, from birth, a British princess entitled to the style of Royal Highness. Her style and title in full is: Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrice Elizabeth Mary of York. She has no official surname, but she uses the name of the area over which her father holds dukedom: York.
    She also visited The Isle of Wight in 2014.
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  • 2013
    Age 24
    While it was never an official role Princess Beatrice and her sister have promoted Britain overseas via Germany in 2013.
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  • 2012
    Age 23
    In the lead up to the 2012 Summer Olympics Princess Beatrice welcomed the Olympic flame on the steps of Harewood House near Leeds.
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    Princess Beatrice accompanied her grandmother, the Queen, to the traditional Royal Maundy services on 5 April 2012 in York.
    More Details Hide Details Other than the Duke of Edinburgh, she was the sole member of the Royal Family to attend the Maundy Thursday services at York Minster with the Queen. There, Beatrice interacted with parishioners, received flowers from the public, and assisted the Queen as she passed out the official Maundy money to the pensioners. This recalls Queen Victoria's habit of having her royal granddaughters attend her at particularly important events or meetings.
  • 2011
    Age 22
    From September 2011 – January 2012, Beatrice was a Research Associate for Children in Crisis UK, February 2012 – June 2013, she was a Private Equity Analyst for Cabot Square Capital, January 2014 – January 2015, she had a job as an International Production Analyst for Sony Pictures Entertainment.
    More Details Hide Details After the cyber attack on Sony she decided to get more work experience elsewhere.
  • 2010
    Age 21
    In April 2010, running to raise money for Children in Crisis, she became the first member of the Royal Family to complete the London Marathon.
    More Details Hide Details Beatrice was the first member of the Royal Family to appear in a non-documentary film when she had a small, non-speaking role as an extra in The Young Victoria (2009), based on the accession and early reign of her ancestor, Queen Victoria.
  • TEENAGE
  • 2008
    Age 19
    Beatrice was present at the wedding of her cousin Peter Phillips to Autumn Kelly in 2008, and the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
    More Details Hide Details At the wedding, Beatrice's fascinator designed by Philip Treacy was remarked upon by some as an odd choice of fashion. Nonetheless, in May 2011, the hat was offered for sale on the internet auction site eBay with the proceeds going to charity: it was sold for £81,000 ($123,325), with the money split between Unicef and Children in Crisis. A few months later Princess Beatrice was seen at the wedding of her cousin Zara Phillips to Rugby player Mike Tindall.
    During the summer of 2008, Beatrice volunteered as a sales assistant at Selfridges, and it was reported Beatrice and a friend had plans to found a fashion label.
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  • 2002
    Age 13
    In 2002, Beatrice visited HIV-infected children in Russia, and, in Britain, she supported Springboard for Children (a literacy project for primary-school children with learning difficulties) and the Teenage Cancer Trust.
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  • 2000
    Age 11
    Beatrice continued her education at the independent St. George's School in Ascot, where she was a pupil from 2000 to 2007.
    More Details Hide Details Having been diagnosed with dyslexia as a child, she delayed sitting her GCSE exams for one year. She remained at St. George's to take her A-Levels, gaining a grade A in drama, and B grades in history and film studies. She was elected Head Girl in her final year. In September 2008, she started a three-year course studying for a BA in History and History of Ideas at Goldsmiths College, London. Princess Beatrice graduated in 2011 with a 2:1 degree. In April 2010, Princess Beatrice became the first member of the Royal Family to complete the London Marathon, running with friends to raise money as part of 'Team Caterpillar', which supported a number of charities.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1995
    Age 6
    From there, she and her sister both attended the independent Coworth Park School from 1995.
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  • 1993
    Age 4
    Her charitable work continued with a global ambassadorship for her mother's charity, Children In Crisis, founded in 1993 with the aim of educating women and children in some of the world's poorest countries.
    More Details Hide Details More recently, Princess Beatrice with six close friends — including the children of Sir Richard Branson — formed the unique philanthropic organization known as The Big Change, a charitable incubator modeled after technology startups and tasked with identifying and supporting projects that improve the lives of young people. In September 2012, she and her fellow Big Change founders climbed Mont Blanc as part of The Big Climb, the group's first fundraising project. She is Patron of the York Musical Society, the York Theatre Royal, the Sick Kids Friends Foundation, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, Broomwood African Education Foundation, the Berkshire Community Foundation, English National Ballet School, and Fashion for the Brave (only in 2013). She is also a Junior Ambassador for Children in Crisis, Ambassador for the Teenage Cancer Trust, and is a co-founder of Big Change. Princess Beatrice works full-time in business. She currently lives in New York working for an Associate at Sandbridge Capital.
  • 1991
    Age 2
    Beatrice began her early education at the independent Upton House School in Windsor, in 1991.
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  • 1988
    Born
    She was baptised in the Chapel Royal at St James's Palace on 20 December 1988, her godparents being: Viscount Linley (her father's cousin); the Duchess of Roxburghe (now Lady Jane Dawnay); Peter Palumbo; Gabrielle Greenall; and Carolyn Cotterell.
    More Details Hide Details She was named Beatrice after Queen Victoria's youngest daughter Princess Beatrice; Elizabeth after her paternal grandmother the Queen; and Mary after Queen Mary and her maternal grandmother's second name. Her name, an unexpected choice, was not announced until almost two weeks after her birth.
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