A member of the royal family is mourning after losing someone close to them. Princess Anne's husband Timothy Laurence lost his mother, Barbara Alison Laurence.
Barbara Laurence died at the age of 90. An obituary posted in the Telegraph states that Barbara died peacefully on July 2nd at Horsfall House, an assisted-living facility.
The obituary mentions her deceased husband, Guy, and her sons, Johnathan and Tim. Her funeral will be held at St Giles Church in Great Wishford on Saturday, July 20.
Princess Anne and Timothy have been married since December 1992. She was previously married to Captain Mark Phillips, the father of her two children Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall.
Timothy is a retired British naval officer and former equerry to the Queen. The couple was married in a quiet ceremony near Balmoral in front of around 30 guests.
The couple spends most of their time at their private country home in Gloucestershire. Since then, the 68-year-old Princess Royal, kept a busy public schedule. In one year, she had 455 official appearances with an additional 85 engagement overseas.
She's the hardest working royal. Her grand total of 540 appearance beat those of Prince William, Prince Harry and Duchess Kate combined.