She’s set to be a proud mother-of-the bride in just under a month’s time, and now a royal fan has given an insight into Fergie’s excitement by sharing a thank you card for sending best wishes to the Duchess of her daughter Eugenie’s engagement.
The missive was shared on
It contained a typically effusive message from the Duchess who wrote: ‘As you may well guess we are all very excited and thrilled to welcome Jack into our family.
‘Eugenie and Jack make a beautiful couple: full of love, kindness and fun. They light up the room when they enter. We are so lucky that they found one another.
She signed off by saying: ‘Thank you for your kindness and loyalty over the years. Bestest wishes, Sarah.’
Instagram user royalseuropaletters shared a snap of a card they received from the Duchess of York after congratulating her on the engagement of Princess Eugenie and her long-term boyfriend Jack Brook
The typically effusive message from Fergie revealed the Yorks are ‘excited and thrilled’ about the upcoming wedding, and spoke of Eugenie and Jack’s ‘love kindness and fun’
Princess Eugenie and former barman Jack will tie the knot at St George’s Chapel, Windsor on 12th October.
Last month, the Duchess of York opened up about how Jack has brought ‘joy’ into the York family during his eight years of dating Eugenie.
Appearing on The One Show she jokingly referred to herself as ‘MOB’, or mother of the bride.
The Duchess said she and Jack, who works for George Clooney’s Casamigos tequila brand, had bonded over their interest in the spirit, joking: ‘He’ll just hand me the tequila and say “come on mother-in-law, down it!”‘
The Duchess of York, pictured last week at the Botanical Garden in Gothenburg, Sweden, is excited about her mother of the bride duties at Eugenie’s wedding in Windsor next month
Speaking to presenters Michael Ball and Alex Jones she said: ‘The thing about Andrew [her ex husband the Duke of York] and I is that we go with our hearts, we go with the family unity.
‘We really believe in that, you can see that the York family unity – it’s all about seeing the light in life,’ she said.
‘Jack is a really sort of amazing bringer of light and he brings joy. I say to Jack always just stay yourself and I’d say that to anybody what else can you do in life.’
The Duchess of York, pictured at the annual BGC Charity Day in London this week, has become renowned for gushing social media posts about her family
Asked what sort of mother-in-law she would be Sarah said: ‘The best.
While the couple are yet to tie the knot it seems that talk of starting a family has already begun, with Sarah claiming the couple are ‘thrilled’ by the prospect of making her a grandmother.
Asked how she felt about becoming a grandparent she said: ‘Excellent. They are thrilled because I write children’s books and I’m a child I haven’t grown up.’
Fergie’s history of gushing social media posts
Fergie’s birthday tribute to her former husband Prince Andrew is just the latest in a stream of emotional social medias post by the Duchess, which began with her daughter Princess Eugenie’s engagement.
The proud mother, 58, heralded the official announcement with three bizarre postings on social media.
The messages from the duchess featured photographs of the couple accompanied by captions in which she described Jack Brooksbank, as her ‘son, brother and best friend’ and a ‘solid rock’.
Fergie’s first tweet on the morning of the engagement announcement was accompanied by two smiley emojis.
The 58-year-old shared a series of bizarre posts on her Twitter and Instagram accounts following the announcement of Eugenie and Jack’s engagement
It read: ‘a total embrace of goodness AND JOY, we love jack and I AM SO EXCITED to have a son, a brother and a best friend, eugenie is one of the finest people I know and so together it will BE PURE HARMONY’ #total joy #engagement @TheDukeOfYork.’
A second, showing the couple in a speedboat on holiday, read: ‘They float with laughter and love… although a boat helps! #engagement #eugieandjack.’
In the third, accompanied by two balloon emojis, Fergie wrote: ‘I always say that the river flows well to it’s [sic] destiny because of the guidance of a solid rock.’
Fergie, as she is affectionately known, thanked the couple for ‘brightening’ her days, following a series of heartfelt posts shared on Twitter
In the evening, the duchess posted another picture of the pair with the words: ‘They make laughter and we feel the joy. Thank you for the magic, Jack and Eugie, so proud of you’, followed by an image of the pair larking around in a garden.
She completed her tributes with a letter of congratulations to the couple, published in celebrity magazine
‘Dearest Eugenie and Jack The Man, when you walk into a room, you bring smiles to the faces of all who meet you,’ she wrote.
‘Thank you for always making my day brighter and the laughter and happiness you bring to Papa, Beatrice and myself.
‘The York Family embraces the magic of Jack totally.’
She finished the letter signing off with ‘Mumsie and Sarahs’.
Fergie wrote an open letter to her daughter and ‘Jack the man’ in Hello! magazine to congratulate the couple on their engagement