Princess Anne and Family

The Queen offers promotion to Princess Anne for her 70th birthday

The Princess Royal has received two military promotions ahead of her 70th birthday tomorrow. The Queen has approved the promotion of her daughter in the Royal Army and Royal Air Force. The Princess was promoted to the rank of general in the Army and air chief marshal in the Air Force. The appointments bring her ranks in-line in the Army and Air Force with her rank in the Royal Navy.
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Anne at 70: Save the Children UK

Today we’re looking at another one of The Princess Royal’s longest-standing charitable associations: Save the Children UK. Princess Anne became President of Save the Children in 1970, one of her earliest associations. In that time, she has travelled extensively throughout the country and around the world on behalf of the organisation, visiting South Africa, Mozambique, The Gambia, Ethiopia…
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Anne at 70: Her military appointments

In honour of The Princess Royal’s 70th birthday, let’s look at her honorary military appointments. Princess Anne has received several honorary appointments from both the UK and across the Commonwealth, including Canada, Australia and New Zealand. United Kingdom Embed from Getty Images Colonel of the Blues and Royals The Blue and Royals is one of the regiments of the Household…
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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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