A Failed Royal Kidnapping

On 20 March 1974 Princess Anne escaped a kidnap attempt by a lone gunman close to Buckingham Palace.

Her bodyguard, Jim Beaton, who was shot three times in the incident, shares his memories of that day.

Photo: Princess Anne visits Jim Beaton in hospital in London (Getty Images)

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Wed 19 Mar 2014 08:50 GMT

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