This Saturday, June 4, on the occasion of the third day of the Platinum Jubilee festivities, Princess Anne represented her mother during the races in Epsom. Several members of the royal family attended the races, including Peter Phillips, Princess Anne’s son, who was accompanied for the first time in public by his girlfriend Lindsay Wallace.
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Peter Phillips appears with Lindsay Wallace in public
It has almost a year to the day, the divorce between Peter Phillips and his ex-wife, Autumn Kelly, was pronounced. This June 4, 2022, the son of Princess Anne has decided to assume his new relationship in broad daylight, arriving at the Epsom Derby accompanied by his girlfriend, Lindsay Wallace, 40 years old.
Peter Phillips, 44, 18th in line to the British throne, waited until Saturday’s horse races to ask Lindsay to accompany him to one of the events on the official agenda of the Platinum Jubilee festivities of his grandmother. Yesterday, Lindsay Wallace had not accompanied Peter during the religious service at Saint Paul’s Cathedral where he had gone there alone.
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Peter Phillips chooses Epsom’s Platinum Jubilee races to showcase his new girlfriend
Peter Phillips, father of Savannah, 11, and Isla, 10, initially denied his new relationship. In March 2021, a controversy erupted when he was accused of having violated health measures by traveling to Scotland. At the time of the facts, it was forbidden to move beyond a certain perimeter around his home. Quickly, the press had discovered the address to which Peter was going that day. He then claimed that the meeting was strictly professional.
Eight months later, the rumor seemed to be confirmed since he had invited Lindsay to attend the baptism of August Brooksbank, the son of his cousin, Princess Eugenie. At this joint baptism, Lucas Tindall was also baptized. Lucas is the third child of Zara, Peter’s sister. No photo of this baptism has been made public.
Today is therefore the very first public event at which Peter Phillips and Lindsay Wallace appear together. Peter was spotted with friends, yes he sat in the stands next to his mother, Princess Anne. At this event, Princess Anne was responsible for representing Queen Elizabeth II, who at 96 was unable to travel. Other prominent members of the royal family had duties across the country. Prince William was with his children in Wales, while Prince Edward was in Northern Ireland.
It had previously been reported that Lindsay Wallace had been officially introduced to the Queen. This meeting was described as ” warm “ in the press. Lindsay had been introduced during a hunting party on the Windsor estate. Lindsay Wallace is also a friend of Zara, Peter’s sister. Together they all studied at the famous Gordonstoun boarding school. Lindsay Wallace is the daughter of an oil tycoon. She is also the mother of two children.
The divorce between Peter Phillips and Autumn Kelly was pronounced and finalized on June 14, 2021. The press release published on the day of the pronunciation of the divorce said that the ex-spouses were “pleased to have resolved these issues amicably by keeping children firmly at the forefront of their thoughts and decisions.” They still live on the Gatcombe Park estate, Princess Anne’s home, with their daughters.