The late Queen Elizabeth II and late Prince Philip had four children, including Princess Anne, their only daughter.
Find out more about Her Majesty Princess Anne’s second child, including her surname and whether or not she has any children.
Who is Princess Anne? Age and Husband
Princess Anne was born in Clarence House, London, on August 15, 1950.
She is Queen Elizabeth II’s second child and the only daughter of Prince Philip.
She is the sixteenth in line to the throne and holds the title, of Princess Royal.
She pursued a sporting career as an equestrian after finishing her education at Benenden School.
When she represented Britain in the 1976 Olympics, she became the first member of the royal family to do so.
This came after she won a gold medal at the European Championships in 1971 and two silver medals in 1975.
Princess Anne competed in the three-day equestrian event at the 1976 Montreal Olympics on her mother’s horse, Goodwill, but did not win.
Princess Anne children
Princess Anne and Mark Phillips have two children, Peter and Zara.
Anne refused to give her children surnames after being given the option of adding His Royal Highness to their names.
According to royal tradition, only the father can pass on his title, but because Mark Phillips was a commoner, he had no title to pass on.
Peter Phillips was the queen’s firstborn, and following her death, he is now 17th in line to the throne.
He was the king’s first legitimate grandchild born without a title in more than 500 years, on November 15, 1977.
He was a member of the rugby league team at the University of Exeter, where he earned a degree in sports science.
What is Princess Anne’s nickname?
Princess Anne holds the title, of Princess Royal.
This title is given to the eldest daughter of the king.
Since her brother, King Charles, does not have any daughters, Princess Anne will retain the title until the day of her death.
This title is not hereditary, so Princess Charlotte – daughter of Prince William – will not receive it upon Anne’s death.
Her father will decide whether to receive it or not.
Where does Princess Anne live?
Princess Anne lives with her husband, Sir Timothy Lawrence, in Gatcombe Park.
The residence is located in Gloucestershire and is also home to her sons Peter and Zara.
Queen Elizabeth II purchased the property in 1976 from a conservative politician, R.A. Butler.
She bought it as a gift for Anne and her first husband, Mark, after their 1973 wedding.
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