Princess Beatrice has announced her engagement to property developer Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi via Twitter on Thursday, 26 September 2019.
The couple became engaged during a romantic weekend holiday in Italy earlier this month.
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 wedding will take place in 2020, and further details will be announced in due course.
Two gorgeous engagement photos, taken by Princess Eugenie, were released to mark this special occasion.
I’m so excited to announce my engagement to Edo pic.twitter.com/MvvwRRk0HT
— Princess Beatrice of York (@yorkiebea) September 26, 2019
Statement By The Duke of York
The Duke of York issued a media release to announce the happy news, including a comment from Edoardo’s parents.
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 in Italy earlier this month. Edo designed a ring in collaboration with the British jewellery designer Shaun Leane. The wedding will take place in 2020. Further details will be announced in due course.
“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.” – Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi
“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.” – The Duke and Duchess of York
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.” – Nikki Williams-Ellis and Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi
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