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    “Princess Anne Admitted to Hospital for Minor Injuries Following Unspecified Incident”


    Britain's Princess Anne Hospitalized with Concussion After Incident at Gatcombe Park Estate

    Princess Anne, also known as Princess Royal, has been hospitalized with minor injuries and a concussion following an incident on the Gatcombe Park estate. The Buckingham Palace confirmed the news, stating that Princess Anne is currently under observation at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.

    The incident occurred on Sunday evening while Princess Anne was walking on the grounds of her home at Gatcombe Park. According to a royal source quoted by Reuters, the 73-year-old royal family member sustained minor head injuries consistent with impact from a horse’s head or legs. Horses were reportedly present in the vicinity at the time of the incident.

    The Palace assured the public that Princess Anne is expected to make a full recovery and is likely to return home later this week. However, her upcoming engagements have been postponed as a precautionary measure.

    Princess Anne, known for her passion for equestrian sports, has a long history of involvement in horse riding events. She won the individual title at the European Eventing Championship in 1971 and made history in 1976 as the first member of the British Royal Family to compete in the Olympic Games, representing the British equestrian team in Montreal.

    Born at Clarence House in London as the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Princess Anne has had a notable career both within and outside of royal duties. After her marriage to Captain Mark Phillips in 1973 and subsequent divorce in 1992, she married Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence later that year.

    The incident has drawn attention to the safety measures surrounding royal engagements and activities, highlighting the potential risks even within private estates. The Royal Family, including King Charles, has expressed their well-wishes for Princess Anne’s speedy recovery.

    Sources By Agencies

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