On January Countess Sophie of Wessex as Royal Colonel of the Battalion The Rifles visited Ward Barracks and Bulford Camp in Salisbury. The Countess visited the barracks in Salisbury to open the Corporals Mess and met with family members.
Princess Anne with her son Peter Mark Andrew Phillips, born Nov. Peter was the first Royal technically born a commoner in 500 years after his father Mark Phillips declined a title and Anne turned down a duchy. He is the eldest grandchild of the Queen.
Queen Maxima of The Netherlands visited the IMC Weekendschool in Haarlem on February The students are refugees and are being taught the Dutch language and they are getting an introduction into the Dutch society.