‘One proud grandmother’: Sarah Ferguson celebrates the arrival of her third grandchild

Jun 09, 2023
Little Earnest came into the world on Tuesday, May 30. Source: Getty Images.

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, has celebrated the arrival of her third grandchild on social media, sharing a heartfelt message to fans filled with pride and joy.

The 63-year-old took to Instagram to reshare a picture of the new arrival that Princess Eugenie had shared previously, alongside a caption congratulating her daughter and her husband.

“Amazing… The importance of Ernest… Thank you so so much, clever Eugenie, Jack and August Brooksbank,” she captioned the sweet photo.

Sarah Ferguson grandmother.
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Royal fans were quick to share in Ferguson’s good news, congratulating the proud grandmother on the bundle of joy.

“Congratulations to one proud grandmother,” one person wrote.

“Ernest is a little beauty , congratulations to you all.”

“So precious x so happy for you!”

“Congratulations Sarah on the birth of your grandchild. What a beautiful baby,” commented another.

“The importance of being Ernest indeed – sooooo cute.”

Buckingham Palace also delighted in Ernest’s birth, releasing a short statement to mark the momentous occasion.

“Princess Eugenie and Mr Jack Brooksbank are delighted to announce the safe arrival of their son, Ernest George Ronnie Brooksbank,” the statement read.

Little Earnest came into the world on Tuesday, May 30, with proud mum Princess Eugenie also taking to social media to announce the happy news alongside a series of photos of her new bundle of joy.

In the first photo, her son is shown wearing a blue and white knitted hat as he slept in a cradle.

In the second photo, her eldest son August is pictured meeting his younger brother while placing his hand on his brother’s head.

“Jack and I wanted to share the news that we had our little boy, Ernest George Ronnie Brooksbank on 30th May 2023 at 8.49 weighing 7.1lbs,” Eugenie wrote.

“He is named after his great great great Grandfather George, his Grandpa George and my Grandpa Ronald.

“Augie is loving being a big brother already.”

Ernest will receive the title of Master Brooksbank and will be 13th in line for the throne, moving the Duke of Edinburgh to 14th place.

Princess Eugenie originally announced her pregnancy on August 2, 2022, with a heartwarming photo of her son kissing her growing belly.

“We’re so excited to share that there will be a new addition to our family this summer,” the Princess wrote.


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Eugenie and her husband Jack Brooksbank welcomed their first child, August, on February 9 2021 at The Portland Hospital in central London.

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