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Who are Princess Anne's husband, children and grandchildren?

The late Queen's daughter is close to her family

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Danielle Stacey
Danielle StaceyOnline Royal CorrespondentLondon
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The Princess Royal has has been called the royal family's "trustiest anchor" as she's carried out thousands of public services since her 18th birthday. 

Her children have veered in different directions however, with Peter Phillips working in business, and Zara Tindall following in her mother's footsteps with a passion for horse riding. But what is there to know about her family?

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Anne is the only daughter of the Queen and Prince Philip; her siblings are King Charles III, Prince Edward and Prince Andrew. 

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 18: (NO PUBLICATION IN UK MEDIA FOR 28 DAYS)  Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are joined by their children, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales (L),  Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex at a dinner hosted by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall at Clarence House to mark the Diamond Wedding Anniversary of the Queen and Duke on November 18, 2007 in London, England  (Photo by Pool/Anwar Hussein Collection/WireImage)© Anwar Hussein Collection/ROTA
The late Queen and Prince Philip with their children - King Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward

She has two children from her first marriage to Captain Mark Phillips and five grandchildren, who live on her Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire. The Princess married Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, in 1992.

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Below, HELLO! takes a closer look at the Princess Royal's immediate family...

Sir Timothy Laurence, 68

Princess Anne met her second husband, Sir Timothy Laurence, when the Royal Navy Commander was serving on the Royal Yacht Britannia.

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: Princess Anne, Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence attend day three of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)© Chris Jackson
Princess Anne and her husband Sir Timothy Laurence

The couple wed at Crathie Kirk church in Scotland in 1992 with 30 guests in attendance, as they were forbidden from getting married in England at the time. Timothy proposed with a cabochon sapphire and diamond ring.

Anne and Timothy live together on the Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire.

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Peter Phillips, 46

Princess Anne and her first husband Captain Mark Phillips welcomed their eldest son Peter in November 1977 at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, making him the Queen's first grandchild. Peter is currently 17th in line to the throne behind his mother.

As Anne was the only daughter of the Queen and Prince Philip, her children weren't guaranteed a royal title – unlike the children of the monarch's male offspring. However, the Queen still offered courtesy titles to both Mark when he married Anne, and their children, which the Princess declined.

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01:  attends the Tusk Conservation Awards 2022 at Hampton Court Palace on November 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)© Samir Hussein
Peter Phillips, 2022

In the ITV documentary Anne: The Princess Royal at 70, Peter said: "We were always brought up on the understanding that we were going to have to go to work. We were gonna have to go out and earn our, earn our living. Regardless of the fact of who our grandmother was or who are mother was."

His sister Zara added: "I think it made us fight harder as well, to try and be as successful as we could be. Erm, so I definitely, you know I’m very, we're very grateful to her not giving us a title anyway [laughs]."

Peter has worked for Jaguar as a corporate hospitality manager and then for the Williams racing team. He also had a role as a manager for RBS, before leaving in 2012 to become a managing director at sports and entertainment agency, SEL UK.

He married Canadian-born Autumn Kelly at St George's Chapel in May 2008 and the pair share two daughters Savannah and Isla Phillips. The couple confirmed their decision to divorce in February 2020, after separating in late 2019. In a statement, Peter and Autumn said they will share custody of Savannah and Isla and will continue to live on their Gloucestershire estate to bring up their daughters.

Zara Tindall, 42

Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips' daughter was born in May 1981. Zara, who is an accomplished equestrian and won a silver medal in Team Eventing at the London 2012 Olympics, is also a director at Cheltenham racecourse.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 15: Mike and Zara Tindall attend the world premiere of the Netflix documentary "Six Nations: Full Contact" at Frameless on January 15, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Getty Images for Six Nations)© Mike Marsland
Zara Tindall with husband Mike

She married England rugby player Mike Tindall in Canongate Kirk, Edinburgh in July 2011 and the pair welcomed their first child Mia in January 2014.

Their second daughter Lena arrived in June 2018, and lastly their first son, Lucas, was born on Sunday 21 March 2021. Zara is currently 20th in line to the throne behind her nieces Savannah and Isla.

Savannah Phillips, 13

Peter and Autumn welcomed their arrival of their first child Savannah at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in December 2010, making her Princess Anne's oldest grandchild and the Queen's oldest great-grandchild.

STROUD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Savannah Phillips and Peter Phillips attend day 1 of the 2023 Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park on August 4, 2023 in Stroud, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)© Max Mumby/Indigo
Savannah with her father Peter

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Like her father and her aunt, she does not bear a title and is only usually seen in public at official events or playing with her royal cousins at the Gatcombe Park horse trials.

Savannah stole the show at Trooping the Colour in 2018, when she tried to playfully get her younger cousin George to be quiet during the national anthem. She is currently 18th in line to the throne behind her father Peter.

Isla Phillips, 11

Peter and Autumn's youngest daughter was born at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in March 2012 and she is currently 19th in line to the throne.

STROUD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Isla Phillips eats an ice cream as she attends day 1 of the 2023 Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park on August 4, 2023 in Stroud, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)© Max Mumby/Indigo
Isla Phillips

Like her older sister Savannah, Isla has only been seen in public a handful of times. The royal sisters had starring roles as bridesmaids at Princess Eugenie and Jack Brookbank's wedding in October 2018.

Mia Tindall, nine

Zara and Mike's oldest daughter arrived in January 2014 at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital and she is currently 21th in the line of succession behind her mother.

SANDRINGHAM, NORFOLK - DECEMBER 25: Prince Louis and Mia Tindall attend the Christmas Morning Service at Sandringham Church on December 25, 2023 in Sandringham, Norfolk. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)© Stephen Pond
Mia Tindall with Prince Louis

The couple's children have also not been given royal titles and while they are growing up out of the public eye, Mia has been present for some big family events. She too was a bridesmaid at Princess Eugenie's wedding alongside her cousins and according to her parents, she's already showing an interest in sport.

During a chat with Australian publication Now to Love last year, Zara revealed that her daughters have both shown a fondness over horse riding, saying: "They both ride. Lena is in a little basket on the saddle, purely a passenger. But we just bought Mia a new pony called Magic."

Lena Tindall, five

Mia's younger sister was born in June 2018 at the Stroud Maternity Hospital, just a couple of months after her cousin Prince Louis. Zara was heavily pregnant with Lena at Harry and Meghan's wedding in May 2018.

SANDRINGHAM, NORFOLK - DECEMBER 25: Lena Tindall attends the Christmas Morning Service at Sandringham Church on December 25, 2023 in Sandringham, Norfolk. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)© Samir Hussein
Lena Tindall holding father Mike's hand

Zara's cousin Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended Lena's christening in March 2019 and he was later revealed to be one of the tot's godparents. Lena is the Queen's youngest great-granddaughter and is currently 22st in line to the throne.

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Lucas Tindall, two

In the words of father Mike Tindall, Lucas Tindall was born "very quickly" in March 2021 - at home on the bathroom floor!

STROUD, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 05: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 24 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Lucas Tindall seen eating an ice cream as he and his mother Zara Tindall attend day 2 of the 2023 Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park on August 5, 2023 in Stroud, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)© Max Mumby/Indigo
Lucas Tindall with mum Zara

Speaking about his son's arrival, Mike revealed on podcast The Good, The Bad & The Rugby: "Didn't make it to hospital. On the bathroom floor. So yeah, it was running to the gym, get a mat, get into the bathroom, get the mat on the floor, towels down, brace, brace, brace."

Lucas' full name is Lucas Philip Tindall, and, much like cousin August Philip Hawke Brooksbank, pays tribute to his great-grandfather with his middle name.

Lucas is 23nd in line to the throne, behind his siblings and parents.

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