“Princess Anne to visit Hongkong,” ran a headline in the South China Morning Post on July 27, 1971. “The full itinerary of her visit is not yet known. But she will arrive in the Colony on Tuesday, October 26, and will stay here until Monday, November 1,” the story continued.She would be arriving “in her capacity as Colonel-in-Chief of the 14th/20th King’s Hussars” and would also oversee “some of the activities of the Save the Children Fund”, of which she was president.On October 17, the Post…
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