Queen Elizabeth II recognises Princess Anne’s dedication to Firm with public tribute | Royal | News
Queen Elizabeth II, 95, hugely values her daughter Princess Anne’s dedication to royal duty and showed her appreciation with a public gesture at the weekend. The Princess Royal, 70, is one of the hardest-working members of the Firm and last week carried out engagements every day from Monday to Friday.
The Queen paid tribute to Anne’s work in a string of tweets from her official Royal Family Twitter account.
The first read: “On Monday, The Princess Royal opened the Magpie Centre Sensory Garden, home of West Norfolk Riding for the Disabled Association before visiting the Royal Yachting Association’s new club bungalow at Snettisham Beach.”
The second said: “On Tuesday, The Princess Royal attended a service of dedication for a memorial in Norwich Cathedral Close in memory of 97 soldiers who lost their lives in a massacre at Le Paradis, France in 1940.”
The third read: “On Wednesday, The Princess travelled to The Box in Plymouth to officially reopen the museum and view its new British Naval Figureheads Exhibition. @theboxplymouth.”
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The fourth put: “On Thursday, Her Royal Highness visited @BristolAero in her role as Patron to open their new Conservation-in-Action Workshop.
“Visitors to the workshop will discover tools & techniques used to manufacture aircraft and get a glimpse into life inside early aircraft factories.”
The fifth said: “On Friday, The Princess attended the 149th Open Championships at The Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent.
“During the visit, HRH viewed the golf on the 18th green before speaking to junior players involved in the Open Championships.”
Anne lives at Gatcombe House in Gloucestershire with her second husband Timothy Laurence.
The stately home was a gift to Anne from the Queen following her wedding to her first husband Mark Phillips in 1973.
Anne’s children Zara Tindall, 40, and Peter Phillips, 43, both live in properties on the estate.
Last week Tim joined Anne on a day out to watch the golf in Kent.