Anne, Princess Ryal

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Princess Anne
Princess Ryal (mair)
The Princess Royal.jpg
The Princess Ryal in Juin 2010
Born (1950-08-15) 15 August 1950 (age 70)
Clarence House, Lunnon, Ingland
SpouseCaptain Mark Phillips
(m. 1973, div. 1992)
VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence
(m. 1992)
IssuePeter Phillips
Zara Tindall
Full name
Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise[1]
HooseHoose o Windsor
FaitherPrince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh
MitherElizabeth II
ReleegionKirk o Ingland

Anne, Princess Ryal KG KT GCVO[2][3] (Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise; born 15 August 1950), is the anly dauchter an seicont bairn o Queen Elizabeth II an Prince Philip, Duke o Edinburgh. At the time o her birth, she wis third (ahind her mither an elder brither) an rose tae seicont (efter her mither's accession) in the line o succession tae the thrones o the 16 Commonweel realms; houiver, efter the birth o twa younger brithers, sax nieces an nephews, an ane great-nephew, she is currently elevent in line.

The seivent haulder o the title Princess Ryal, Anne is kent for her charitable wirk, bein the patron o ower 200 organisations, an she carries oot aboot 500 ryal engagements an public appearances per year. She is an aa kent for equestrian talents; she wan twa siller medals (1975) an ane gowd medal (1971) at the European Eventing Championships,[4] an wis the first member o the Breetish Ryal Faimily tae hae competit in the Olympic Gemmes. Currently mairit tae Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, she haes twa childer frae her previous marriage tae Mark Phillips an twa granddauchters.

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  1. As a titled royal, Anne does not use a surname, but, when required, her maiden name is Mountbatten-Windsor.
  2. "Knights of the Orders of Chivalry". Debretts. Retrieved 5 March 2012. Although HRH The Princess Royal and HRH Princess Alexandra, the Hon Lady Ogilvy, are both female they are actually included with the Royal Knights Companions and they bear the post-nominal letters KG (not LG).
  3. "New appointments to the Order of the Thistle". Retrieved 5 June 2012.
  4. "Senior European Championship Results". British Eventing Governing Body. Retrieved 15 September 2012.

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