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Milestones of a Monarch: the Montreal Olympics

The Queen found herself in a unique position in the summer of 1976: she was both the head of state responsible for officially opening the Summer Olympic Games in Montreal and the mother of an Olympic competitor who would be looking to medal. The entire Royal Family showed up for the Montreal Olympics: the competitor, Princess Anne; The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh (then-head of the…
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Princess Anne steps into new military role

The Princess Royal has followed in her father’s footsteps with her latest military appointment, becoming Colonel in Chief of the Intelligence Corps. In a meeting on Thursday, Princess Anne met with the Intelligence Corps Commandant Lt Gen Sir Jim Hockenhull and Col Mike Peebeles, its Aide-de-Camp, at St James’s Palace to formally accept the appointment. While the trio met, they also…
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The Princess Royal visits Grampian Maternity United

As part of her role as the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Patron, The Princess Royal kicked off the month of April with a visit to Inverurie’s Community Maternity Unit (ICMU) at NHS Grampian. Her Royal Highness was given a tour of the facility and met with midwives, healthcare support workers, and families. That tour included a stop at the Day Assessment Unit, the Scanning Room, and one…
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The Princess Royal sees tribute to late father during latest engagement

During her latest engagement, The Princess Royal visited Gordonstoun, where there were multiple moments of remembrance of her late father, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Gordonstoun, near Elgin, has educated three generations of British royalty, including Prince Philip and Prince Charles. Unlike her brothers, Anne was unable to attend the school because, at the time, it was a males-only…
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