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Autumn Phillips
Full Name: Autumn Patricia Phillips
Father: Brian Kelly
Mother: Kitty Kelly
Relation to Elizabeth II: Granddaughter-in-law
Born: May 3, 1978 at Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Current Age:
Married: Peter Phillips on May 17, 2008 at St. George's Chapel, Windsor
Children: Savannah Phillips

Autumn is the wife of Peter Phillips who is the eldest grandson of Queen Elizabeth II.

She was born in Montreal, Canada, and grew up in an English speaking suburb of Montreal attending a Catholic primary school and St Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire. Her parents divorced in 1986. She graduated from McGill University in 2002 with a degree in East Asian studies. During her time at college worked in a bar and as a model. On leaving college started work as a management consultant.

Autumn met Peter Phillips at the Montreal Canadian Grand Prix in 2003 while he was working as sponsorship manager for the Williams Formula 1 motor racing team. Soon afterwards they started dating, but for the first 6 weeks she had no idea that he was a member of the Royal Family until she saw him on a TV programme about Prince William. She moved to England, and they shared a flat in London and a cottage on the Gatscombe estate in Gloucester owned by Princess Anne. Autumn worked for an American computer company and as a personal assistant to Sir Michael Parkinson.

She attended the Queen’s 80th birthday celebration in 2006, and has renounced her Catholic faith so Peter retains his position in the line of succession to the British throne. They were married at St Georges Chapel, Windsor, on 17 May 2008 with 300 guests, including the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. From 2008 to 2010 they lived in Hong Kong where Peter worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland. Their daughter Savannah was born in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 29 December 2010, and is the first great-grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II. Savannah was baptised on Saturday, 23 April 2011, at Holy Cross Church in Avening, Gloucestershire, near the Princess Royal's home Gatcombe Park. On 29 March 2012 Autumn gave birth to their second daughter Isla Elizabeth Phillips.