Another royal wedding is on its way and though it's early days with no date yet announced, Sarah, Duchess of York has revealed a few more details about her eldest daughter's wedding, including where the couple will choose to tie the knot.
While there had talks that Princess Beatrice and her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were keen to wed in Italy – Edo is descended from Italian aristocrats – however, Sarah has put the rumours to bed, telling the Press Association at the British Film Institute Luminous Gala that "it can only be Britain."
The confirmation comes after royal expert Ingrid Seward claimed if the couple were to wed in Italy they'd be missing the presence of a very important person, Beatrice's grandmother The Queen.
As The Sun reports, Ingrid claims Beatrice would have had her heart set on tying the knot in Italy however there was "no way" the Queen would fly to Europe for the wedding.
Ingrid predicts Beatrice will choose St George's Chapel in Windsor as the venue, the same place her younger sister Princess Eugenie tied the knot to Jack Brooksbank last year, as did her cousin Prince Harry, who married Meghan Markle in May 2018.
Of her daughter, Sarah told Press Association: "It's just extraordinary, she's just such a beauty and to see her eyes shining…"
While of her future son-in-law she said: "Edo, I've known him all my life. His brother is my godson. I forgot to tell you that.
"Alby is my godson and I'm so proud. I've known Edo since he was four, he's got a lovely mum, Nikki. It's really, really good news. I'm really, really proud of them."
Princess Beatrice, 31, and Edoardo, 36, announced their engagement last month, releasing a statement via Buckingham Palace.
"We are extremely happy to be able to share the news of our recent engagement," the couple shared in a joint statement.
"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 interest and values and we know this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness."
Their romance has been a whirlwind one, dating for just 11 months before announcing their engagement; however, they've known each other years.
When Beatrice marries property tycoon Edoardo, she'll also become the step-mother to his young son Christopher Woolf Mapelli Mozzi, who he shares with his former fiancée Dara Huang - the couple have joint custody of their two-year-old son.
According to a source who spoke to People, Beatrice is already a "fantastic step-mummy" and has been on family holidays as a family.
A close friend of Dara's also revealed to The Mail on Sunday that she's on great terms with Beatrice and looks forward to seeing Wolfie be a part of his father's special day.
"Dara loves her son to bits and, like any mother, she is very protective," the close friends revealed.
"But in a very modern and grown-up way, she is totally happy that Beatrice will be developing a relationship with her son and is happy that he will attend the wedding as Edo's best man."
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