British RoyalsFashionPrincess Anne and Family

Norman Hartnell designs for Princess Anne up for auction

Dozens of items from Sir Norman Hartnell’s archives are heading to the auction block, including designs for Princess Anne.  Several sketches, press pieces, and documents from the 1960s and 1970s are going to be auctioned by Ewbank’s Auctions on 11 November. The items were given as a personal gift from the house’s last owner to the vendor.  There are two different…
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FeaturesPrincess Anne and Family

Royal Olympians: Zara Tindall

The British Royal Family counts several Olympians in their midst, but only one member has ever won an elusive medal: Zara Tindall, the only daughter of the Princess Royal, who followed in her parents’ footsteps in equestrianism. Before we take a look at Zara’s path to the Olympics, let’s take a brief stroll through the Olympic history of her parents, Princess Anne and Mark Phillips. They…
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InsightPrincess Anne and Family

A look at Britain's royal Olympians

As the Summer Olympics get underway, Royal Central takes a look at Great Britain’s royal Olympians. In 1971, the Princess Royal competed in multiple European three-day event championships where she won a gold medal, and in 1975, she won in both the individual and team disciplines, where she took home silver. Anne, the Princess Royal took part in the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in…
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