The House of Windsor is preparing for another royal wedding.

Princess Beatrice of York is officially engaged to a real estate entrepreneur, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi. The couple got engaged after 11 months of dating while on a vacation in Italy. Soon to be husband and wife were very excited to make an announcement.

“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.” Beatrice, 31, and Mozzi, 34, said in an official statement from Buckingham Palace.

The statement included announcements from the parents from both sides.

The Duke and Duchess of York said: “We are thrilled that Beatrice and Edoardo have got engaged, having watched their relationship develop with pride.”

Mapelli’s parents, Nikki Williams-Ellis and Alessandro Mapelli Mozzi, said they were “truly delighted” by the 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 said.


The official Twitter account for The Duke of York also made an announcement by posting a photo from Beatrice and Mozzi’s engagement day.

The wedding is scheduled for next year, but an exact date has yet to be released.

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