• Short Summary

    THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS ANNE, ACCOMPANIED BY HER MOTHER, QUEEN ELIZABETH, ARRIVED AT BENENDEN IN KENT TODAY, (FRIDAY), TO BEGIN HER FIRST TERM AT BOARDING SCHOOL.

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    THIRTEEN-YEAR-OLD PRINCESS ANNE, ACCOMPANIED BY HER MOTHER, QUEEN ELIZABETH, ARRIVED AT BENENDEN IN KENT TODAY, (FRIDAY), TO BEGIN HER FIRST TERM AT BOARDING SCHOOL.

    THE QUEEN, LOOKING RELAXED AND HAPPY, BROUGHT PRINCESS ANNE DOWN BY TRAIN FROM SCOTLAND, WHERE THE ROYAL FAMILY IS ON HOLIDAY.A LARGE CROWD CHEERED THEM IN LONDON, ON THIS FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE QUEEN SINCE THE NEWS SHE IS EXPECTING HER FOURTH BABY.

    THE QUEEN AND HER DAUGHTER, WHO WORE THE SCHOOL UNIFORM, WERE RECEIVED BY THE HEADMISTRESS, MISS ELIZABETH CLARKE, AS BENENDEN'S 300 GIRLS GATHERED UNDER THE OAK TREES OUTSIDE THE RED-BRICK BUILDING.

    PRINCESS ANNE WAS THEN TAKEN ON A TOUR OF THE BUILDINGS.SHE WILL SLEEP ON A HORSE-HAIR MATTRESS IN MAGNOLIA DORMITORY, HELP WITH THE DAILY CHORES, INCLUDING WAITING ON TABLES, AND WILL RECEIVE TWO POUNDS STERLING POCKET MONEY A TERM, UNLESS SHE CAN SUPPLY WATERTIGHT REASONS FOR HAVING MORE.

    ANOTHER PRINCESS WHO ARRIVED AT THE SCHOOL TODAY WAS 12-YEAR-OLD BASHMAH, SISTER OF KING HUSSEIN OF JORDAN, WHO DROVE HER DOWN FROM LONDON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD0L9DLEGYWD81B3F7EAJS52G1
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0L9DLEGYWD81B3F7EAJS52G1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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