Prince Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales leads tributes on VJ Day anniversary

The Prince of Wales has told World War Two veterans that they are ”respected, thanked and cherished with all our hearts, and for all time”. Prince Charles’ words came as he led tributes on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day. The prince was speaking at a special ceremony at the National Arboretum in Staffordshire, held on the morning of August 15th 2020. He was accompanied by the…
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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. 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 her big birthday, her…
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Anne at 70: birthplace of a princess

The Princess Royal turns 70 on August 15th 2020. It’s a big birthday for anyone but this milestone is also providing an opportunity to look back and celebrate many of the achievements of a princess who only grows more popular. Anne’s story is a fascinating tale of modern royalty but it began in one of the most traditional royal residences around. The Queen and Duke of…
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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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