The Princess Royal

The Princess Royal

Style

HRH The Princess Royal, KG, LT, GCVO, QSO

Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; KG (1994), KT (2000), GCVO (1974), CD (1990), QSO (1990); declared Princess Royal 13 June 1987

Biography

Only da of HM The Queen, qv; b 15 Aug 1950; Educ Benenden; m 1, 14 Nov 1973 (m dis 1992), Capt Mark Anthony Peter Phillips, CVO, ADC(P) (see main text); 1s, 1 da (see below); m 2, 12 Dec 1992, Vice-Adm Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, CB, MVO, RN

Career equestrian, individual winner European Three-Day Event Burghley 1971 (Sportswoman of the Year Sports Writers' Assoc, Daily Express and World Sport (BOA jl), BBC Sports Personality of the Year), memb three-day event team Olympic Games Montreal 1976, fndr and course designer Gatcombe Park One-Day Event 1995; UK memb (one of two) IOC 1988-.

Cdre-in-Chief Portsmouth 2006-; Col-in-Chief (UK): King's Royal Hussars 1992-, Royal Corps of Signals 1977-, Royal Logistic Corps 1993-, Royal Army Veterinary Corps 2003-; Col-in-Chief (Commonwealth): 8 Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) 1972-, Canadian Forces Communications and Electronics Branch 1977-, Grey and Simcoe Foresters (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) 1972-, Royal Regina Rifle Regt 1982-, Canadian Forces Medical Branch, Royal Australian Corps Signals 1977-, Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals 1977-, Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps 1977-, Royal Newfoundland Regt; Affiliated Col-in-Chief: Queen's Gurkha Signals 1993-, Queen's Own Gurkha Signals 1993-; Col Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Gds and 1 Dragoons) 1998-; Royal Col: Scots Borderers 1st Battalion 2006-; 52nd Lowland 6th Battalion, The Royal Regt of Scotland 2006-; Royal Hon Col Univ of London OTC 1989-; Royal Hon Air Cdre: RAF Lyneham 1977-, London University Air Sqdn 993-; Cmdt-in-Chief First Aid Nursing Yeo (Princess Royal's Vol Corps) 1981-; Rear Adm and Chief Cmdt Women in the RN 1993; sponsor: HMS Albion, HMS Talent.

Chllr Univ of London 1981-; Silver Jubilee Medal 1977, New Zealand Commemorative Medal 1990, Golden Jubilee Medal 2002; GCStJ; Books Riding Through My Life (1991).

Residences

Buckingham Palace, London SW1A 1AA; Gatcombe Park, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire GL6 9AT

 

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