Princess Anne hospitalized after suffering concussion in ‘incident’ at Bristol Gardens

Princess Anne of Great Britain, younger sister King Charles IIIBuckingham Palace said on Monday that he had been admitted to hospital with a concussion.

The 73-year-old, known as the Princess Royal, suffered minor injuries and a concussion in an “incident” at the palace in Gatcombe Park, southwest England, on Sunday. said In a statement on Monday. Anne used the estate as her country home for decades.

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Anne was hospitalized as a “precautionary measure for observation” and is expected to make a “full and speedy recovery,” the palace said, adding that she remains at Southmead Hospital in Bristol. The palace did not provide details on the nature of the “incident”.

“Closely informed of the King, the Princess joins the entire Royal Family in sending their warmest love and best wishes for a speedy recovery,” the statement said.

Britain’s Press Assn. The princess was walking within the garden’s protected perimeter when the incident happened and emergency services were called to the garden, they said. She was treated at the scene before being taken to a hospital, accompanied by her husband, Deputy Chief of Staff Tim Lawrence, AP said.

Anne is the second eldest of Queen Elizabeth II’s four children Prince Philip. She was briefly third Inheritance tax to the British throne, but was superseded by his nephew Prince William and his three children, followed by Charles’ second son, Prince Harry.

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Anne – who competed in the Montreal Olympics and was the victim of a failed kidnapping attempt in the 1970s – was married to fellow equestrian Mark Phillips from 1973 to 1992; The couple have two unnamed children, Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall. Within months of the divorce being finalized in 1992, Anne married Lawrence, a former naval officer. The second oldest British monarch To remarry after divorce. (His predecessor was King Henry VIII four centuries earlier). Since then, Charles has also remarried. Married Queen Camilla In 2005.

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The princess has taken on more royal duties since Charles announced her presence in February Diagnosed with unexplained cancer. His announcement came amid intense speculation about his daughter-in-law Catherine It was revealed in March She also has cancer and will be taking a break from royal duties.

The AP reports that Anne’s royal engagements will be postponed for the next few days and that she will not attend Charles. State dinner to honor Japan’s Emperor, Naruhito and Empress Masako when Their arrival to the United Kingdom.

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