Princess Beatrice: Sarah Ferguson wants daughter to help her emulate Queen ...

Sarah Ferguson – affectionately known as Fergie – and Prince Andrew married in their spectacular July 1986 royal . The parents of Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie would go on to divorce in 1996, although their closeness ever since keeps fuelling rumours of a rekindled royal romance. However, it seems the Duchess of York has thought about how she will be remembered in royal history, as she told a biographer how she would like her daughter Beatrice to help her emulate Queen Victoria. 

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Royal biographer Ingrid Seward, in her 1995 book “Sarah: HRH the Duchess of York”, takes a look at Fergies’ historical leanings. 

Ms Seward writes: “Sarah has read Queen Victoria’s diaries which she found ‘fascinating’.” 

The Duchess of York told the author: “I hope my Beatrice edits my diaries one day, as Queen Victoria’s did. 

She added: “They might be worth a fortune!” 

Queen Victoria; Princess Beatrice and Sarah FergusonQueen Victoria, Princess Beatrice and Sarah Ferguson (Image: Getty)

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice; Queen Victoria and Princess BeatriceSarah Ferguson and Princess Beatrice; Queen Victoria and Princess Beatrice (Image: Getty)

Princess BeatricePrincess Beatrice (Image: Getty)

Princess Beatrice was Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter, and remained at her mother’s side throughout her life. 

She devoted 30

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