British RoyalsPrincess Anne and Family

Keeping up with Anne: the Princess Royal's Week

Here’s a sentence you won’t read all that often on Royal Central in the year to come. It’s been a quiet week for the Princess Royal. Yes, Anne has been, by her standards, rather low key in the past seven days. And by low key, we mean just the four engagements. Here’s the Princess Royal’s week. Anne’s first official appearance of the week came on Tuesday in her role as Colonel-in-Chief…
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Princess Anne tours New Balance factory

The Princess Royal left Flimby with a spring in her step on Thursday having received her own pair of custom-made trainers at the New Balance factory. The Princess, who arrived via helicopter, visited the West Cumbria-based facility to learn more about how New Balance manufactures their products. As president of the UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKTF), Princess Anne visited as part of their…
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Princesses who married commoners: Anne, Princess Royal

Princess Eugenie of York is just days away from marrying her partner, Jack Brooksbank, in a ceremony at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor and as she says ‘I do’ she’ll join an ever growing list of HRHs who have wed men with no royal title of their own. While princesses of yore had to say ‘I do’ to a suitably regal groom who would cement dynastic alliances, Eugenie is…
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The Queen

The Queen attends Braemar Gathering with her children

The Queen attended the Braemar Royal Highland Gathering this weekend with her children, the Prince of Wales and the Princess Royal. The Gathering, which has been held in its current form since 1832, took place at the Princess Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park. The Queen…
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Before they were royal: The life of Autumn Phillips

Autumn Phillips is the wife of Peter Phillips, son of Princess Anne and eldest grandchild of HM Queen Elizabeth II. She was born Autumn Patricia Kelly on the 3rd May 1978 in Montreal, Canada and has a twin brother, Chris and elder brother, Kevin. She grew up in a Catholic home and went to church schools until she went to McGill University; whilst at university, she also appeared in the film…
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