HRH Princess Beatrice of York is the eldest daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York. Beatrice Elizabeth Mary was born on August 8, 1988. Princess Beatrice’s godparents are Viscount Linley, Peter Palumbo, the Duchess of Roxburghe, Mrs. Harry Cotterell and Mrs John Greenall. Princess Beatrice of York Princess Beatrice does not carry out any public duties on behalf of the royal family, nor does she receive an allowance from the Privy Purse. Still, she does do some charity work on her own and with her mother.