It might just be the family resemblance, but we’re getting it too Princess Anne Mood – although due to the archaic system of male primogeniture at that time, the queen’s second oldest child was not even considered a surrogate heir than her younger brother Prince Andrew was born and remains lower on the ladder than any three of her brothers’ six children.
But Anne, despite being a full-time queen who has surpassed her brother Charles in official engagements for most years, was at the same time the image of a modern, independent-minded family member – one who did not give her son as a gift. Peter Phillips, and daughter, Zara Tindallroyal titles to promote their own independence from the crown. A consummate rider and free to make her dream come true (“at least for a limited time,” she said Vanity Fair), Anne was the first British Queen to compete in the Olympics. Otherwise, she has devoted most of her public life to various charities, notably Save the Children, of which she has been president since 1970. And much like many women in her family, she has been hailed as a fashion icon herself right.