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Queen Bestows Honor on Daughter

December 1, 2000

LONDON (AP) _ Queen Elizabeth II bestowed a personal honor on a woman who has done significant charity work in Scotland _ her daughter, Princess Anne.

The queen appointed Anne a Lady of the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of the Thistle on Thursday _ St. Andrew’s Day. St. Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.

Anne becomes only the third woman to belong to the order in modern times. The order, which is limited to 16 members at a time, represents the highest honor in Scotland.

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