The couple are thought to have moved into Frogmore Cottage in mid-November but had already left the property just six weeks later. Prince Harry and Meghan were said to have loaned the five-bedroom cottage to the royal couple to “start their own family”.
Eugenie, 30, is pregnant and expecting her first child in early 2021.
She and partner Jack, 35, spent Christmas at the Royal Lodge. It is the childhood home she shared with older sister Beatrice, 32, and the current residence of parents Prince Andrew and Sarah, Duchess of York.
Sarah and Andrew divorced in 1996 but share a close friendship and continue to live together.
Speaking on the Heirpod podcast, Mr Scobie, who wrote the best selling Harry and Meghan biography Finding Freedom, said Eugenie and Jack spent Christmas at the residence.
Princess Eugenie may be living with her parents for the foreseeable
Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank are expecting their first child
He told listeners: “I imagine that’s probably where they will remain up until much later in the year.”
This makes sense against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and with Eugenie due to give birth in the coming weeks.
But The Queen will have to break royal tradition due to the Covid guidelines – because she will not be able to meet the royal baby.
It is the first on the York side of the family, making it the first grandchild for Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson.
The new baby will be the Queen’s ninth greatgrandchild. The monarch, 99, is usually one of the first members of the firm to meet any new additions.
Princess Eugenie left Frogmore Cottage where she was staying last year
She and Prince Philip, 99, have received their Covid-19 jab – but must still adhere to the strict lockdown rules.
The Royal Family Twitter account included a post about the news. It said: “The Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York, Mr and Mrs George Brooksbank, The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh are delighted with the news.”
Meghan and Harry left Frogmore Cottage in March and now live in Montecito, California.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle left Frogmore Cottage and moved to the USA
The Queen may have to wait to meet her great-grandchild due to Covid restrictions
A-list neighbour Rob Lowe claims to have since the prince driving his car potentially sporting a new ponytailed hair do.
He told James Corden on The Late Late Show: “It looked to me, as a casual observer, that his hair had grown very long and was pulled back very tightly by what I can only assume was a ponytail.”
Source: EXPRESS CO UK