Happy birthday, Your Highness! Princess Anne turns 70

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Princess Anne. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)
Princess Anne. (Photo: Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Turning is a milestone in anyone’s life – but when you’re the only daughter of the queen of England, a cake and a couple of prezzies just won’t do.

Instead you get a week-long tribute of pictures that show you through the ages, posted for the entire world to see.

The royal family announced they would be celebrating Princess Anne’s life and work on social media with a series of images leading up to her birthday on 15 August.They kicked things off with an image taken in 1950 of Anne as a baby with her mom, dad and older brother, Prince Charles.Her christening at Buckingham Palace followed where she wore the traditional Honiton lace gown.

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