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Royal link with Island

The son of the former owners of the Nunnery in Douglas has struck up a close friendship with a member of the Royal Family.

Sam Sangster, the 23 year-old son of the late Robert, and Susan Sangster, has been photographed enjoying a night out with 18 year-old Princess Eugenie, daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York.

Sam’s father Robert, who died four years ago, was a successful racehorse breeder and heir to the Vernon pools fortune.

His 15 year marriage to Susan, his third wife, was often the subject of gossip columns and Mr Sangster was known for lavishing gifts on her. When Susan admitted she couldn’t cook, he bought her a restaurant.

(Picture: Princess Eugenie as she appeared on the cover of Tatler magazine).

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