While the royal couple were forced to reschedule their big day due to the ongoing health crisis, they ended up opting for a smaller ceremony that could see them become husband and wife before the end of 2020.
Announcing the engagement news on social media, Princess Beatrice’s sister, Princess Eugenie said: “Beabea – wow! I’m so happy for you my dearest big sissy and dear Edo.
“It’s been a long time coming and you two are meant to be.”
She included a quote from the pair too, which read: “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 actually be married.
“We share so many similar interests and values and we know that this will stand us in great stead for the years ahead, full of love and happiness.”
For her special day, Beatrice wore a vintage dress designed by Norman Hartnell which was loaned to her by Queen Elizabeth II.
She spoke about the “honour” of wearing Her Majesty’s gown after the Royal Collection Trust announced it was on display in Windsor Castle.