However, these two relationships aren’t the one notable romances the Princess Royal has had. On watching this yr’s season of The Crown, season three, many had been shocked to be taught of one royal former couple.
Tina Brown wrote in 2007: “There was a romantic re-enactment of ‘La Ronde’ on the dance floor at Annabel’s one night in 1971 when it was clear that Princess Anne was in love with Andrew Parker Bowles.”
Regardless of any romance that after was between the pair, the 2 previous associates appear to nonetheless be very fond of each other.
They are sometimes seen facet by facet at racing occasions, cheering on horses and evaluating notes.
What can their physique language inform us about their friendship now?
Body language skilled Judi James stated: “While not precisely a ‘BOGOF’ deal, the Parker-Bowleses did present an odd quartet-styled relationship for Charles and his sister Anne, with Anne as soon as courting Andrew Parker-Bowles and Charles embarking on his now legendary relationship with Andrew’s spouse Camilla.
“Everyone is aware of how the Charles/Camilla romance panned out, however somewhat than marrying her personal Parker-Bowles, Anne ended up with first Mark and then her present husband Tim.
“However her physique language with Andrew does trace that, like her brother’s feelings for his spouse, there are no less than some enduring bonds of friendship and affection between them.”
Analyses photographs of the pair Judi stated: “Anne appears relaxed and engaged with Andrew and his physique language through the years has usually worn the air of a person partaking in some mild, flattering flirtation.
“Like his ex-wife he appears to have the abilities of being charming and enjoyable and Anne responds with an excellent humour that’s at odds with her usually dour-looking facial expressions.”