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Princess Beatrice is in high demand as a number of charities want to endorse her as their royal patron.
Britain’s Princess Beatrice is becoming the “glamour girl” of the Royal Family.
The 25-year-old royal – whose official title is Princess Beatrice of York – has a great charisma which helps spread a “feel good factor” and consequently a number of charities want to endorse her as their royal patron.
A source told The Daily Express newspaper: “Beatrice is rapidly becoming the glamour girl of the Royal family. She is brilliant at talking to people and spreading a feel-good factor.
“Some charities who have had royal patrons are interested in getting Beatrice to succeed them. People like the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra are getting on and have suffered some illness.
“William, Catherine and Harry can’t do it all, so why not use Beatrice as well?”
The brunette beauty – who quit her job in the finance sector this year – joined Queen Elizabeth at Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, south east England, last weekend.
Unfortunately, the monarch’s horse lost its unbeaten record and only managed a seventh place finish in its race after struggling with half a mile to go.
There’s always been speculation about wether Princess Beatrice will become a full time working royal or not, but we’ve never had any real confirmation from Buckingham Palace on this and until we receive confirmation it’s all speculation. Recently Princess Beatrice has been taking up to going to royal events unofficially of course. I have a few theories :
- she’s spending some time at charity events before going back to work.
- For once the press is reporting about the charity events she’s attending..
- The royal firm is testing the waters to see how well she’ll work with engagements.
- She left her job because it was difficult to hold a full time job and attend charity events and royal duties. There of she’s adding more patronages and events because she may become a full time working royal by early next year. What I find very telling that in recent events she’s accompanying the Queen not just as a lady in waiting (holding flowers etc) but talking to important people like Malala Yousafza.
I for one think it’s more likely it’s number one and two, but I will remain hopeful it’s number four. Let’s be honest here the older royals like The Queen, Prince Philip, Princess Ann, the Gloucester, the Kents, and even the Duke of York won’t be around forever and as they get older their work will be slowing down. kate and william are not known to be that love struck about royal work. Prince harry and maybe his future wife cannot maintain that amount of engagements by themselves. They would need Princess Beatrice to pick up the work load that some may not be willing to do. I think if Beatrice were to become a working royal it would be in the next few years. It would be kind of harsh in the next twenty years for Beatrice to leave her her career and life she worked hard for to only join the royal firm later in life, if that’s when they need her. That’s my opinion though.
Everything, is merely speculation. Nothing has ever been confirmed by the royal palace. Those who are stating things as fact are just trying to sell a story. For example some articles have claimed Beatrice won’t be a full time working royal, don’t take these articles as fact. I personally wouldn’t believe any of these articles, until we receive confirmation from the palace that Princess Beatrice is an official working royal or not.
PRINCESS Beatrice has adopted a new charitable cause and fuelled speculation that she wants to become a full-time working royal.
She will be guest of honour at Fashion For The Brave, a glittering event to raise funds for injured servicemen on November 8 in London.
Prince Andrew’s 25-year-old daughter, who quit her job in finance in the summer, has a growing list of patronages with even more charities queueing up to enlist her help.
According to a well-placed royal source: “Beatrice is rapidly becoming the glamour girl of the Royal family. She is brilliant at talking to people and spreading a feel-good factor.”
The source added: “Some charities who have had royal patrons are interested in getting Beatrice to succeed them. People like the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra are getting on and have suffered some illness.
“William, Catherine and Harry can’t do it all, so why not use Beatrice as well?”
Beatrice was high profile again on Friday as she joined the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception and met shot schoolgirl campaigner Malala Yousafzai.
Posted: 26 September 2013 11:40 pm
Last week, Princess Beatrice visited the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh as patron of the Sick Kids Friends Foundation. Whilst discussing the engagement with renowned royal expert Marlene Koenig on Twitter, I discovered that the reason why Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie’s engagements and most attendances are not reported in the court circular is because officially, they don’t exist. Princess Beatrice and her sister don’t, in fact, officially perform engagements as members of the Royal Family, neither do they have a section on the official royal website.
The York girls in fact perform engagements, functions and charitable events entirely off their own backs and actually have no obligation to take up any patronages.
What struck me about this is the bad press the York girls get. Independently, they pursue their own careers and have chosen not to become full time members of the Royal Family.
Seldom in the press do the York girls get the recognition they deserve for the charity work they do. Many of their engagements simply go unreported by the press either because they don’t constitute the most interesting or don’t appeal to a wide enough audience, which is sad because theirs are often some of the most important charities.
On Monday, Princess Eugenie hosted her first reception at St James’s Palace, an organisation which encourages talent in young people and helps them discover their leadership potential. Despite this, to my knowledge, not a single report was written about the event.
Through the Princesses’ commitment to their respective causes they are, however you look at it, genuinely committed to making a difference. They are not simply performing engagements because they have to but rather because they want to make a difference and they want to highlight various causes.
I personally find it a shame that the Princesses will probably never become full time royals. Despite what some people say, I feel that more than anything, these fine young princesses deserve our respect, admiration and support for what they do. On top of their own full time careers, finding time to independently support worthy causes is certainly not something to be sniffed at.
Princess Beatrice Meets Malala Yousafzai- Last year, Malala was flown from Pakistan to the United Kingdom where she received treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. Her injuries, the result of a Taliban shooting were so bad her father had told relatives to prepare for a funeral.
However, after months in recovery, Malala was released from hospital and has continued to speak across the world.
She has won fans from Queen Rania of Jordan to actress Angelina Jolie and earlier this year addressed the United Nations receiving a standing ovation after her speech.
The 16-year-old, who has received worldwide admiration for her continued campaign to have all girls in education, despite being shot my the Taliban last year, attended a reception for commonwealth youth and education at the Palace.
Malala presented the Queen with her new book ‘I am Malala’ and told her: “It is a great honor for me to be here, and I wanted to present you with this book.”
The Queen seemed pleased with the book and replied: “That’s very kind of you.”
During her visit to the Palace, the 16-year-old also met Princess Beatrice and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, who were also present at the reception.
Beatrice told Malala: “It’s so wonderful to meet you. What you’ve achieved is just so incredible. It’s an incredible thing to have your campaign. I’m very honoured to be meeting you.”
Princess Beatrice without a doubt knows how to speak to people and make them feel special. I’m intrigued by Malala’s book. She’s accomplished a great deal. Instead of hiding in fear she choose to speak out. She far more brave than me, best of luck to her and I hope her injuries aren’t giving her to much trouble.
Princess Beatrice visited St Peter’s School, Farnham, and joined Val Bloom for a workshop for The Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre
of which Princess Beatrice is patron of. I just love how she does stuff for education of children.. I like how she emphasizes the importance of education in some events she goes to.