Anne at 70: mother and grandmother

As the Princess Royal marks her 70th birthday, she is being celebrated, rightly, as a devoted supporter of many good causes as well as one of the hardest working members of the House of Windsor. But behind the dutiful public image is a happy family life that has seen Anne embrace the role of mother and grandmother with all her usual gusto. To celebrate her special birthday, Royal Central looks at…
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Princess Anne and Family

New photos begin royal celebrations for Princess Anne's 70th birthday

Three new photos of the Princess Royal have been shared to mark her 70th birthday. Embed from Getty Images The portraits were taken by John Swannell and show Anne at her Gloucestershire home, Gatcombe Park. Embed from Getty Images Anne posed for the portaits in February, before the coronavirus pandemic led to lockdown in the UK, restrictions which are still being eased. Days before…
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Royal Pictures from History: the birth of Princess Anne

The Princess Royal was born on August 15th 1950, the second child of the then Princess Elizabeth and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh. Her arrival, at Clarence House in London, provided Britain with a brand new princess but although there was excitement and interest in the birth, the royal baby mania that had accompanied the debut of her big brother, Charles, two years earlier, wasn’t…
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Prince Joachim seen for first time since brain surgery

Prince Joachim of Denmark has been seen for the first time since undergoing emergency surgery for a blood clot on his brain last month. The prince was photographed with his older brother, Crown Prince Frederik, who has spent several days in France with Joachim and his family. In a post on the official Danish royal Instagram page, the brothers are seen smiling while enjoying the summer sun at…
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