Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice are the daughters of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, and Sarah, the Duchess of York. Prince Andrew is the second son and the third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Despite being the second in line to the throne at the time of his birth, Prince Andrew has since dropped down to number five.
As a result, his two daughters, Princess Eugenie and Beatrice, are sixth and seventh in line for the throne.
And unlike many of the royals that we see donning the balconies of Buckingham Palace, the two girls have regular day jobs just like the rest of the citizens.
Beatrice is 28 years old while her younger sister, Eugenie, is 26 years old. Despite being princesses in title, the two women are not actually afforded the same luxuries as other members of the royal family.
While they are close to the throne, the sisters are realistically probably never going to sit atop the throne.
Prince Charles is the heir (next in line) followed by his eldest son, Prince William (who is married to Kate Middleton), then William and Kate’s son, Prince George (who is merely four years old,) followed by Prince Harry (who is set to get married to Meghan Markle) and then finally it is the girls’ father, Prince Andrew.
Being so far down the line means that the sisters are not entitled to the Sovereign Grant, which is an annual percentage of money that the Crown Estate gets for financially backing the Royal Household and the tours and visits that they go on.
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