the second child of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Sarah, Duchess of York, and sixth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
On 30 March, the seventh day after her birth, it was announced that the Duke and Duchess of York had named her Eugenie Victoria Helena.
Her godparents were James Ogilvy (her father's second cousin), Captain Alastair Ross (who was unable to attend), Susan Ferguson (her maternal grandfather's second wife), Julia Dodd-Noble, and Miss Louise Blacker.
Eugenie is the first British princess since her grandmother's aunt, Princess Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary (known as Princess Mary or the Princess Royal), to bear the name Victoria.
Other famous faces at the event included James Blunt, who attended with his wife Sofia Wellesley, the granddaughter of the eighth Duke of Wellington.
The royal spent some time catching up with James Blunt Nightclub owner Guy Pelly – a close friend of Eugenie's cousins Prince William and Prince Harry – was also there, as was Irene Forte and her boyfriend Jacobi Anstruther-Gough-Calthrope, the half-brother of Harry's ex-girlfriend Cressida Bonas, and 's Rosie Fortescue and Millie Mackintosh.
Tensions have reached such a level that this week it was reported that Andrew had written to his mother asking her to intervene on behalf of the girls, who have a close relationship with her, often dropping in for tea with their granny at Windsor Castle.Namely, should the two Princesses carry out formal royal duties?The issue has bitterly divided their father, Prince Andrew, from his elder brother, Prince Charles.Queen Victoria had requested that her female descendants bear the name Victoria somewhere in their name; however, neither the Queen, the late Princess Margaret, Princess Alexandra, Princess Anne, Lady Louise, Princess Charlotte, nor Princess Beatrice hold the name Victoria.It involves her granddaughters Beatrice and Eugenie and an increasingly sticky question — one that Palace courtiers hoped had long gone away.Millie Mackintosh and Rosie Fortescue also attended the launch event Eugenie seems to be enjoying life back in London, having recently returned from New York where she worked for two years at online auction house Paddle8.Eugenie Victoria Helena; born 23 March 1990) is the younger daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and of Sarah, Duchess of York.She is eighth in line to succeed her grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II.In 2015, she started working for the Hauser & Wirth art gallery in London as an associate director. Her Royal Highness performed her first engagement in 2008, aged 18, when she opened the Teenage Cancer Trust’s unit for young cancer patients in Leeds. Despite occasionally performing engagements on behalf of her grandmother The Queen and sometimes in her own right, she is not classed as a full-time working royal and her independent activities are not listed in the Court Circular. Princess Eugenie was described as ‘the branniest member of the Royal Family’ in 2012 when she received a 2:1 degree in English literature and history of art from Newcastle University. Princess Eugenie was one of around 3,000 cyclists to take part in Nightrider, a 100km bike ride through London in 2012.The pair were pictured leaving the launch party of Mr Fogg's in London last night looking more in love than ever after spending the evening with Pippa and James Middleton along with their partners Nico Jackson and Donna Air.