The royal cousins had very totally different childhoods

It’s truthful to say that Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, and their cousins Prince William and Prince Harry, have led very totally different lives – regardless of being members of the identical household.

The 2 units of siblings each name the Queen their grandmother, however their experiences rising up have been very totally different.

And now, royal biographer Ingrid Seward has revealed in a brand new problem of PEOPLE journal that Harry and William’s turbulent childhood has meant that Beatrice and Eugenie have had a stability the 2 boys noticed little of.


She mentioned: ‘Beatrice and Eugenie have had a stability that William and Harry have discovered painfully missing of their lives. Though their early childhood was not good, these women have had a really safe upbringing.’

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After all, Princes Harry and William handled a heartbreaking tragedy at a younger age, the demise of their mom, Princess Diana. So it’s no shock that their lives have been uprooted in a approach Beatrice and Eugenie by no means skilled.

However the lives of the royal cousins mirror one another within the breakdown of their dad or mum’s marriages – Princess Diana and Prince Charles divorced in August 1996, whereas Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson’s relationship got here to an finish that very same 12 months.

Whereas Diana and Charles’ marriage ended considerably turbulently, with Diana talking out publically towards her ex-husband, Prince Andrew and Fergie have managed to carve out a powerful friendship within the years since their cut up.

Seward added: ‘The ladies love that their dad and mom get on so properly.’

The Princesses lives have doubtless veered off in a unique path to that of Princes William and Harry. Whereas the Dukes are compelled to hold out official royal duties in assist of the Queen, and their father, Prince Charles, Beatrice and Eugenie have been capable of set up personal lives outdoors of the monarchy.

Taken from our sister website, Lady and Residence.