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Anne, Princess Royal
Peter Phillips and Zara Phillips
Father Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Mother Elizabeth II
Born August 15, 1950 (1950-08-15) (age 70)
London, England, United Kingdom

Anne, Princess Royal LG LT GCVO QSO CD GCStJ GCL TC FRS FRCVS (born 15 August 1950) is the second child, and the only daughter, of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

She married Captain Mark Philips in 1973, and had two children, Peter Phillips and Zara Phillips. They separated in 1989, later divorced, and the Princess married Commander Timothy Laurence RN in 1993.

Ian Ball tried to kidnap (take) the Princess in 1974, but was stopped by her bodyguard and the public. Ball was not sent to prison, but to a mental hospital. Anne is eleventh in line to the throne of the United Kingdom, after the two younger brothers, six nieces and nephews, and one grand-nephew. She is often called the hardest working member of the British Royal Family.


Name Birth Marriage Issue
Peter Phillips 15 November 1977 17 May 2008 Autumn Kelly Savannah Phillips
Isla Phillips
Zara Phillips 15 May 1981 30 July 2011 Mike Tindall