Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie’s appearances at recent events are by no means initiating more public engagements or becoming part-time working royals, they are just helping the royal family and their princesses. Lady Kate is in a difficult period.

Dress for the weather you want! Princess Eugenie opted for an all white dress, despite the sunny weather

Events are still happening. But with King Charles still undergoing treatment for cancer – as is his wife, the Princess of Wales – William’s presence, alongside the King’s nieces and nephew, will inevitably be seen as a sign of family unity at a difficult time.

Sister act! Princess Beatrice and Eugenie came together for the Sovereign's Garden Party at Buckingham Palace

Sources have previously indicated that the presence of the Duke of York’s daughters, Princess Beatrice and Princess Eugenie, should not be seen as a sign that they will start to undertake more public engagements or becoming part-time working royals.

Can't reign on my parade! Guests made sure umbrellas were up to not get in the way of the soiree

Both have other jobs and charitable interests outside of the institution but were always invited by their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, to occasionally attend garden parties or larger receptions at Buckingham Palace. It is a custom the king intends to maintain.