Christening of Princess Anne, 1950

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Christening of Princess Anne in the┬áMusic Room of Buckingham Palace on this day in 1950. As well as the then Princess Elizabeth, the Duke of Edinburgh, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Mary, also present were Princess Anne’s godparents: Earl Mountbatten (uncle of the Duke of Edinburgh), Princess Margarita,Princess of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (sister of the Duke of Edinburgh), Andrew Elphinstone (cousin of Princess Elizabeth), and Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone (great-aunt of Princess Elizabeth).

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