January 17, 1990 |
Princess Anne, daughter of a reigning monarch, says she wishes her children had better role models. "I look around and wonder what sort of examples they have to look up to now," the daughter of Queen Elizabeth II told a BBC radio interviewer today. "That worries me. I don't think there are very many. . . . I think their elder generation is to blame for that." Anne, 39, who separated from her husband, Capt.
November 21, 1989 |
Princess Anne today became only the second woman to be conferred with honorary membership in Lloyd's of London, the world's leading insurance market. The 39-year-old daughter of Queen Elizabeth II accepted the honor when she opened a visitors' exhibition and a viewers' gallery at Lloyd's headquarters in Lime Street. Queen Mother Elizabeth, the monarch's mother, accepted honorary membership in Lloyd's in 1974.
November 22, 2002 |
Queen Elizabeth's daughter Princess Anne became the first senior member of the British royal family convicted of a criminal offense in 350 years, pleading guilty to letting her dog bite two children. Anne was fined 500 pounds, about $790. Her 3-year-old English bull terrier Dotty, who could have faced the death penalty, was spared, provoking criticism from the parents of the victims. The dog must be on a leash in public the rest of its life.
September 29, 2002 |
Queen Elizabeth II's daughter faces possible court action after one of her bull terriers allegedly attacked a couple as they strolled in a royal park, the Mail on Sunday reported. The paper quoted a Buckingham Palace spokesperson as saying Princess Anne and her husband had received a court summons. The Mail said nobody was seriously hurt in the July attack, which occurred as Anne and her husband were exercising their dogs in Windsor Great Park, the site of Windsor Castle.
March 21, 1990 |
The Olympics have become too big for their own good, according to Princess Anne, one of Britain's two International Olympic Committee members. The princess, president of the British Olympic Assn. and the International Equestrian Federation, said trimming the size of the Games presented the most difficult decisions facing the IOC and other international sports bodies. "The biggest danger to the movement is that it is getting too big in sheer weight of numbers," she said.
January 11, 1991 |
Princess Anne and her husband Mark Phillips, who separated in August, 1989, after 15 years of marriage and two children, will divorce in June, 1992, according to a report today in the Daily Mirror. Buckingham Palace refused to comment. The London tabloid attributed its report to an unidentified friend.