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Two royal babies are due to be born in 2021 thanks to Princess Eugenie and Zara Tindall, which means the line of succession will shift.
Both royals will give birth this year, with Princess Eugenie expecting her first child with husband Jack Brooksbank in February, and Zara and her husband Mike preparing to welcome their third baby in the spring.
The births will mean a change of Royal status for Princess Anne, Prince Edward, Zara Tindall and Zara's children.
Princess Eugenie, 30, is 10th in line to the throne and her first child will bump down other Royals – including Princess Anne who is currently 14th, and her daughter Zara, and Prince Edward who is currently 11th.
While Princess Anne is the Queen and Prince Philip's second eldest child, at the time of her birth royal daughters forfeited their place in the line of succession to any brothers they might have.
Therefore 70-year-old Princess Anne was leap-frogged in the line of succession by her younger brothers Prince Andrew, 60, and Prince Edward, 56, and their children – Princess Beatrice, 32, Princess Eugenie, Lady Louise Windsor, 17, and James, Viscount Severn, who is 13-years-old.
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Princess Anne chose to raise her children Zara and Peter Phillips, 42, without royal titles but they kept positions in the line of succession.
Peter is currently 15th in line to the throne after his mother Anne, followed by his two daughters Isla, eight, and Savannah, nine, who are in 16th and 17th place.
Zara is in 18th place after her nieces and her daughters Mia and Lena are in 19th and 20th place.
Princess Eugenie's child will be 11th in line to the throne, Princess Anne will move to 15th in line to the throne, Zara to 19th place and Mia and Lena to 20th and 21st in line.
Prince Edward will move from 11th to 12th place and when Zara's royal baby arrives they are expected to be 22nd in line to the throne.
Prince Charles, 72, is first in line to the throne, followed by his son Prince William, 38.
Following him are his children Prince George, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and then the Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry, followed by his one-year-old son Archie whom he shares with wife Meghan Markle.
- Princess Eugenie
- Royal Family
- HMS Queen Elizabeth
- Zara Tindall
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