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Catalogue code: AV047
30 years ago on 13 June 1987, Her Royal Highness The Princess Anne received the title ‘Princess Royal’ from her mother, Queen Elizabeth II. It is a royal style that only a British monarch may bestow upon his or her eldest daughter and the title is retained for life. Royal Mail bring you a Commemorative Sheet to celebrate our Princess Royal.
With ten wonderful labels depicting key events, people and places from the life of Her Royal Highness The Princess Anne.
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Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, Princess Elizabeth’s second child and only daughter, is born on 15 August 1950 at Clarence House in London.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Anne is pictured with her parents and elder brother on Windsor Castle’s East Terrace in May 1959.
During her first tour of New Zealand and Australia in March–April 1970, Her Royal Highness attends a fashion show in Brisbane, Australia.
A passionate horse rider since childhood, Her Royal Highness won individual and team silver medals in the 1975 European Eventing Championships.
Her Royal Highness with her son Peter (born in November 1977) and daughter Zara (born in May 1981) at the Royal Windsor Horse Show in 1984.
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Her Royal Highness has been President of Save the Children UK since 1970. She is pictured visiting a Save the Children project in Bangladesh in 1984.
The Princess Royal was made a Lady of the Most Noble Order of the Garter in 1994. Here she attends the 1998 Garter Day procession.
The Princess Royal presents the Calcutta Cup to England rugby union captain – and future son-in-law – Mike Tindall in March 2011.
A member of the International Olympic Committee since 1988, The Princess Royal presents Team Eventing medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Her Royal Highness pays tribute to the British military involved in the 1941– 45 Arctic Convoys at a memorial in a cemetery in Arkhangelsk, Russia, in 2016.