Anne, Princess Royal, is a member of the British royal family. She is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the only sister of King Charles III.
Anne is 16th in the line of succession to the British throne and has been Princess Royal since 1987.
She became a respected equestrian, winning one gold medal in 1971 and two silver medals in 1975 at the European Eventing Championships.
Princess Anne Husband: Who is Timothy Laurence?
Who is Princess Anne married to? Who is Princess Anne’s wife?
Timothy Laurence is a retired Royal Navy officer and the second husband of Princess Royal, Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Laurence was equerry to the Queen from 1986 to 1989.
Anne met Timothy Laurence, a commander in the Royal Navy, while he was serving on the Royal Yacht Britannia.
Their relationship developed in early 1989, three years after he was appointed as an equerry to the Queen.
In 1989, the existence of private letters from Laurence to the Princess was revealed by The Sun newspaper.
The couple married at Crathie Kirk near Balmoral Castle in Scotland, on 12 December 1992.