• Wed, Nov 19 2008

Who is Princess Anne, The Princess Royal?

HRH Princess Anne, The Princess Royal

Princess-Anne-250px-Windsor-Gilman-wedding-nc Full Name: Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise

Birthday and Birthplace: August 15, 1950 at Clarence House, London

Royal House: The House of Windsor (The British Royal Family)

Rank in Succession: 10th in line to the British throne

Parents: Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

Siblings: Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales (b. 1948); Prince Andrew, The Duke of York (b. 1960); and Prince Edward, The Earl of Wessex (b. 1964)

First Marriage: To Captain Mark Phillips (wedding day: November 14, 1973 at Westminster Abbey), until their divorce in April 1992.

Spouse: Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence (wedding day: December 12, 1992 at Crathie Church in Scotland)

Children: Peter Mark Andrew Phillips (b. 1977) and Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips (b. 1981), from Princess Anne’s marriage to Mark Phillips

Official Residence: Buckingham Palace

Other Residences: Gatcombe Park; Holyrood Palace

Education: Attended Benenden School in Kent

Special Interests: riding; lighthouses

Other Notes: Born Princess Anne in 1950, she received the title Princess Royal from The Queen in June 1987.

source: The Official Website of the British Monarchy; Wikipedia; image credit: Newscom

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