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Princess Anne gives the royal seal of approval to a 150-year-old fight for women's equality in education

As Chancellor of Edinburgh University, the Princess Royal had a very special role September 11 as she celebrated the legacy of seven incredible women who fought against prejudice when they were prevented from graduating as doctors 150 years ago. Known as the ‘Edinburgh Seven,’ Sophia Jex-Blake, Isabel Thorne, Edith Pechey, Matilda Chaplin, Helen Evans, Mary Anderson Marshall and…
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GALLERY: Royals at the departure gate

It’s the starting point for many a summer break from the UK and this week, it gets a regal visitor. The Princess Royal is set to open the new terminal extension at London Luton, arriving at the departure gates at the height of holiday season. It will be the latest in a…
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Sir Tim Laurence: 'a privilege' to work with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Princess Royal’s husband has spoken of his ”enormous admiration and respect” for all those involved in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission as his time as its Vice Chair comes to an end. Sir Tim Laurence, who has been involved with the CGWC for eight years, had special words of praise for those who look after the cemeteries for the commission, saying they did a…
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The Queen is joined by all her children for the Order of the Garter ceremony

The traditional Order of the Garter service is taking place in Windsor this afternoon with all four of the Queen’s children taking part. The Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal, who are all members of the Order, have joined…
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Keeping Up with Anne: the Princess Royal's week

It’s been a capital kind of week for the Princess Royal who, unusually, has carried out all of her engagements over the past seven days in London. She might not have clocked up the miles but that’s not to say Anne’s diary wasn’t as packed as we’ve come to expect from her. She’s given her support to a wide range of the organisations of which she is patron in the…
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Keeping up with Anne: the Princess Royal's week

This week hasn’t just been (yet another) busy one for the Princess Royal. Amidst a string of engagements that took her across the UK, Anne also gave us the regal fashion statement of the week by turning up to an evening event in a bowtie. Forget the increasingly pointless arguments about whether royal women can show their shoulders/ knees/ ankles or whichever Victorian revival of non…
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