Princess Anne dubbed ‘dignified and devoted’ as fan admits they ‘cry’ when they see her for this heartbreaking reason

The Princess Royal has inspired fans with her commitment to her duties as she hosted an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace...

Princess Anne dubbed ‘dignified and devoted', seen here departing after the National Service of Thanksgiving
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Princess Anne was dubbed “dignified and devoted” after her latest engagement as one fan admitted they ‘cry’ when they see her for a heartbreaking reason. 

In recent years, Princess Anne's dedication and hard-working nature has seen her consistently found to be the hardest working royal. Despite the challenges of recent months in light of the Queen's sad death, the Princess Royal has continued to carry out an enormous number of important visits and engagements. On November 3 she hosted an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace where she bestowed MBEs upon well-deserving recipients. These ranged from broadcaster Moira Stuart for Services to Media to actor Cherylee Houston for Services to Drama and to people with disabilities. 

Sweet snaps of these investitures have been shared by the Royal Family on social media and they’ve got quite the reaction from fans. The post saw Princess Anne dubbed “dignified and devoted” as one person confessed they “cry” still whenever they see her…

Taking to the comments, many fans were quick to share their congratulations to everyone who received an MBE, which also included Olympic medallist Freya Anderson for her services to swimming and singer Tony Hadley for his charitable work to Shooting Star Chase Children’s Hospice Care. 

Though many fans also shared their immense admiration for Princess Anne herself, with one declaring, “We love Princess Anne. Always dignified and devoted”.

A second person wrote simply, “Love Princess Anne ❤️” as another said, “Her Royal Highness always so graceful!” 

Meanwhile someone else made the candid confession that when they see pictures of the Princess Royal it brings them to tears - for an utterly heartbreaking reason.

Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Anne, Princes Royal attend the 2018 Braemar Highland Gathering

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“I still cry when I see her, because she makes me miss The Queen so much💔💔💔,” they shared sombrely.

Another fan also reflected upon how their own perception of the royal has changed recently, writing, “Princess Anne has always had my great respect. But in the past nearly 2 months, my respect has turned into awe. Such a dedicated, strong person carrying on her family’s traditions and legacy. And not to be lost, congratulations to all who were honored today.”

Following the Queen’s death and the end of the royal mourning period, Princess Anne has been observed stepping up to support King Charles and her schedule has remained as busy as ever.

Martin Perry, Director of Development Nuveen and the Lord Provost, Cllr Robert Aldridge meet and greet Princess Anne, Princess Royal as she arrives onto Elder Street

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Princess Anne has undertaken many visits both in the UK and abroad and had returned from a four-day tour of Uganda just a few days before the recent investiture ceremony in London. It's clear that the Princess Royal's hard-working nature has struck a chord with fans and certainly reminds one of them of Britain's longest-reigning monarch as the world continues to feel Queen Elizabeth's loss. 

Emma Shacklock

Emma is a Royal Editor with seven years of experience working in digital publishing. Her specialist areas including literature, the British Royal Family and knowing all there is to know about the latest TV shows on the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and every streaming service out there. When she’s not writing about the next unmissable show to add to your to-watch list or delving into royal protocol, you can find Emma cooking and watching yet more crime dramas.