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Princess Eugenie & Jack Carry Out Their First EVER Royal Engagement With Prince Andrew

Princess Eugenie and Prince Andrew

Yesterday, Princess Eugenie reported for royal duty alongside the two most important men in her life: Her new husband Jack Brooksbank and her father Prince Andrew. This royal engagement was a very special one for the Princess as it happened to be an opening for the new Stanmore Building at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where Eugenie had her major surgery done when she was a child. 

Princess Eugenie had surgery to correct her scoliosis when she was twelve years old and her surgery took place at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where the Princess is a Patron. Princess Eugenie along with her husband Jack and her father Prince Andrew, attended an official opening for the new Stanmore Building at the hospital. 

A Robot Named Pepper

They learned how the $65 million building combines the latest architectural design and health technology with beautiful contemporary art to create a unique and vibrant environment for patients. They also had the pleasure of meeting a new state of the art robot named Pepper who has the ability to converse with people, follow instructions and even play games! Pepper is located in the children's ward of the hospital and the Princess thought he was pretty adorable. 

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

"An honour to be here"

According to People, Princess Eugenie spoke and said, "it is such an honour to be here today, I feel like my bones and my blood are a part of this building, I learnt on this visit today that we all share in something with this building because we care, and so to us it is very important that we are here opening this new building and that Jack, as my newly married husband on his first event, has been able to come and see where I had my operation."

We are so happy that Princess Eugenie got to experience such a wonderful royal engagement yesterday with her husband and her father. We know how much the hospital means to her and her family.