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Princess Anne and Family

New photos begin royal celebrations for Princess Anne’s 70th birthday

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Three new photos of the Princess Royal have been shared to mark her 70th birthday.

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The portraits were taken by John Swannell and show Anne at her Gloucestershire home, Gatcombe Park.

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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 son-in-law, Mike Tindall, confirmed that the current restrictions had led to changes to planned celebrations for Anne.

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Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise was born at 11.50am on August 15th 1950 at Clarence House, London, the only daughter of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

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