Anne, Princess Royal
(1950-present)

woman

Aged 71

Anne, Princess Royal, KG, KT, GCVO, GCStJ, QSO, CD (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950), is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. She is 16th in the line of succession to the British throne and has been Princess Royal since 1987. Born at Clarence House, Anne was educated at Benenden School and began undertaking royal duties upon adulthood. She became a respected equestrian, winning one gold medal in 1971 and two silver medals in 1975 at the European Eventing Championships. In 1976, she became the first member of the British royal family to have competed in the Olympic Games. The Princess Royal performs official duties and engagements on behalf of her mother. She holds patronage in over 300 organisations, including WISE, Riders for Health, and Carers Trust. Her charity work revolves around sport, sciences, people with disabilities, and health in developing countries. She has been associated with Save the Children for over fifty years and has visited a number of their projects; her work resulted in her nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990. Anne married Captain Mark Phillips in 1973; they separated in 1989 and divorced in 1992. The couple have two children, Zara and Peter Phillips, and five grandchildren. Within months of her divorce, Anne married Commander (now Vice Admiral) Sir Timothy Laurence, whom she had met while he served as her mother's equerry between 1986 and 1989.

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Commemorated on 5 plaques

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The new station building and concourse were opened by H.R.H. The Princess Anne, Mrs. Mark Philips. G.C.V.O. on the 29th November 1984

Lime Street Station, Lime Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they was

The Modern Railways Award Presented to Railtrack Major Stations for Manchester Piccadilly station Fairfield Street Entrance and Interchange by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal 2002

London Road, Manchester, United Kingdom where they was

Royal Visit to Anglesey 9th August 1958 This plaque expresses the pride of the people of Holyhead at the fact that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh H.R.H. Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and H.R.H. Princess Anne Came ashore here on the 9th August 1958 and that this was the first visit by Prince Charles to the Principality after his creation as Prince of Wales

Newry Beach, Holyhead, United Kingdom where they visited (1958)

To commemorate the visit of HRH The Princess Royal to The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway on 17th April 2015 to celebrate 125 years of continuous operations

Lynton Village Station - Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, Lynton, United Kingdom where they visited (2015)

To commemorate the visit of HRH The Princess Royal to The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway on 17th April 2015 to celebrate 125 years of continuous operations

Lynmouth Bay Station - Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, Lynmouth, United Kingdom where they visited (2015)