Princess Anne has signed a Book of Condolence in memory of the victims of the terror attack at London Bridge, in a visit to the City of London.
University graduates Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones died and three others were injured in the attack which took place last Friday, 29 November, at Fishmongers Hall.
The Princess signed the book, which was opened on Monday 2 December, at the Guildhall Art Gallery. The Princess Royal, who is Fourth Warden of the Company of Fishmongers, also privately visited the Drapers Hall, also in the City of London, where she met with staff and members of the Court from Fishmongers Hall, including those who had been affected by the attack.
The visit was announced on the Royal Family’s official Twitter account, which also stated that the Princess last visited the Fishmongers Hall on the 14 November to attend a Committee of Wardens Meeting.
The Company of Fishmongers is one of the oldest Livery Companies in the City of London. It has stood in its location by the Thames for 700 years, protecting the standards in trading of fish and shellfish.
The governing body of the Company is led by a Prime Warden, with five further Wardens appointed. Princess Anne is the Fourth Warden of the Company, and was elected to the Court in 2012. Her Royal Highness served as Prime Warden between 2017-2018.