It may simply be the familial resemblance, however we’re additionally already getting Princess Anne vibes—although because of the archaic system of male primogeniture in place on the time, the queen’s second-eldest youngster wasn’t even thought of the spare inheritor as soon as her youthful brother Prince Andrew was born, and she or he stays decrease on the ladder than all three of her brothers’ six kids.
However Anne, although a full-time working royal who most years outpaced her brother Charles in official engagements, has concurrently been the image of a contemporary, independently minded member of the household—one who did not give her son, Peter Phillips, and daughter, Zara Tindall, royal titles to be able to foster their very own independence from the crown. An completed equestrienne and free to pursue her dream (“for a restricted time,” not less than, she advised Vanity Fair), Anne was the primary British royal to compete within the Olympics. In any other case, she has devoted most of her public life to numerous charities, most notably Save the Youngsters, which she’s been president of since 1970. And, not not like most of the ladies in her household, she’s been hailed as a style icon in her personal proper.