Princess Anne and Family

Why is the Princess Royal called Anne?

This month marks the 70th birthday of the Princess Royal and we’ll be celebrating this milestone on Royal Central throughout August. And we’re starting at the very beginning. A is for Anne but why did the Queen’s only daughter end up with a name that, at the time, wasn’t a usual one for members of the Royal Family? The answer can perhaps best be found in the summer of…
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The Princess Royal - a devoted granny in new documentary

In the documentary set to air tonight on ITV ahead of Princess Anne’s 70th birthday, the Princess is shown as a dedicated and loving grandmother. Clips of the programme were released last night featuring comments from her and her two children, Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall. It was revealed that the Princess Royal loves to spend time with her four granddaughters, especially on Sundays…
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The Princess Royal meets Thomas the Tank Engine

The Princess Royal has been captured on camera talking about the time her mother met a talking train. It’s all in a good cause. Princess Anne has read a special version of a Thomas the Tank Engine story to celebrate a successful campaign by one of the charities closest to her heart. The Princess Royal’s reading of ‘Thomas and the Royal Train’ brought to an end a special…
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The Princess Royal thanks soldiers for their work in the coronavirus pandemic

The Princess Royal has carried out her first public engagement in months as the Royal Family began face to face visits again. And Princess Anne’s diary started with a trip to say thank you to soldiers who have helped in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Princess travelled to the Duke of Gloucester Barracks in South Cerney, Gloucestershire to hear about the ongoing efforts of…
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