Princess Anne Opens Up for Exclusive Canadian Conversation Ahead of Coronation
- The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, opened up her private sitting room and schedule for an exclusive Canadian conversation
- She has been referred to as the hardest working royal and works with more than 300 charities
- She is a mother of two and competed in the Montreal Olympics in 1976
- Ahead of the coronation, she sat down for an interview about losing both her parents within 18 months, the upcoming coronation, and the future of the monarchy and Canada
- Prince Andrew, Prince Harry, and Meghan have recently been taken off the roster in addition to the loss of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
- Princess Anne was asked to take on a role as Gold Stick in the Coronation ceremony due to her experience as Queen Elizabeth’s close Protection Officer
- When asked how they prepare for such a momentous occasion, it was mentioned that although they were expecting it to happen one day, they didn’t really think much of it until now.
A Year of Loss and Gratitude: Reflections on the Royal Family in 2021
- Princess Anne is the hardest working Royal, with 214 appearances last year
- Leaving Balmoral was difficult for Queen Elizabeth
- The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee was an extraordinary event with people expressing gratitude to her
- Prince Philip’s death was a wrenching low for the family
- People are having conversations about the monarchy and its relevance in Canada and the UK, with some polls suggesting a drop in support for Charles as king
- The Royal Family sees their role as supporting the Monarch and contributing to continuity of service.
Princess Anne: A Life of Service Amidst Changes to the Monarchy
- Princess Anne has had a long-standing connection with Canada and the Canadian Hussars, which she became the Colonel in Chief of in 1972
- Princess Anne recently expressed her sorrow at the suffering caused by slavery and also tacitly supported research into the ties of slavery to the Monarchy
- The Prince of Wales is committed to his service, but it is unclear what steps will be taken due to colonization and slavery’s lasting impact
- As an Olympian in 1976, Princess Anne experienced a different kind of discipline and training regime
- Despite change coming to the Monarchy, Princess Anne shows no sign of retiring any time soon and remains determined to serve.
Johannes Defends Constitution Monarchys Long-Term Commitment
- The monarchy has a long-term commitment that is beneficial
- Johannes believes in the constitutional monarchy as a successful arrangement
- Johannes explains that short term fashions exist, but long-term commitment has more benefit
- Johannes does not worry about the health or longevity of the monarchy.