Princess Diana defied Royal Family rules to get William and Harry to know ‘real’ life

The Royal documentary series Ulisse reflected on the impact Princess Diana’s parenting had on her two sons. Prince Harry and Prince William have both been praised for their down-to-earth attitude and outlook on life. Documentary narrator Luca Ward said: “It is in the upbringing of her two sons, William and Harry, that Diana was truly revolutionary and seemed to challenge the customs of the Royal Family.
“She was a tender and present mother in every moment of their growth.
“She wanted them […]
Princess Diana defied Royal Family rules to get William and Harry to know ‘real’ life

Princess Diana’s nieces share ‘terrifying’ moment she ‘protected them from photographer’

Princess Diana was known for her love of children and often seemed most at ease in the presence of young people. Now, Diana’s twin nieces, Lady Amelia, 28, and Lady Eliza Spencer, 28, have shared their memories of their aunt growing up in an exclusive interview with Tatler Magazine.
Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza are the daughter’s of Diana’s brother Earl Spencer and grew up in South Africa.
However, they spent time at family’s stately UK home Althorp growing up, where much of the staff had worked […]
Princess Diana’s nieces share ‘terrifying’ moment she ‘protected them from photographer’

Princess Diana’s nieces describe how she protected them from paparazzi as young children

Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza Spencer recall their memories of their aunt and how they only learnt about her legacy when they were older

They were just five when their aunt, Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a Paris car crash, and so completely unaware of her standing on the global stage.
To Lady Amelia and Lady Eliza Spencer, she was simply an “’incredibly warm, maternal and loving” aunt.
But the twins, now 28, have described how they learnt about the Princess’s legacy as they grew older, […]
Princess Diana’s nieces describe how she protected them from paparazzi as young children

Princess Diana’s withering nickname for Sophie unveiled as royal seen as ‘competition’

Diana, Princess of Wales, became the most photographed woman in the world after she wed Prince Charles, the heir apparent. Sophie Countess of Wessex wed one of the Queen’s sons, too, and is the only one who did not endure a difficult divorce. Diana was known for pushing the boundaries of royal protocol, particularly once she separated from Charles.
She ended up taking part in a bombshell BBC Panorama interview — which is currently under investigation — where she revealed her […]
Princess Diana’s withering nickname for Sophie unveiled as royal seen as ‘competition’

Queen 'knew how special Diana was' after she 'cradled future Princess as a baby'

In the wake of Netflix’s drama The Crown, many have reevaluated the Royal Family’s relationship with Princess Diana. While creator Peter Morgan’s show is not biopic nor a documentary, it is based on real events that unfolded within The Firm. Away from the dramatised account, royal biographer Robert Lacey gave insight into the real relationship between the Queen and the late Princess Diana. 
Mr Lacey seemed to counter some of the tumultuous scenes portrayed in The Crown by […]
Queen 'knew how special Diana was' after she 'cradled future Princess as a baby'

Royal fans fascinated by old portrait of Princess Diana’s mum

Princess Diana’s mum, Frances Shand Kydd, would have turned 85 this week and her son Charles Spencer shared the old photo on social media to mark the day
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Royal fans are fascinated by a newly shared old portrait of Princess Diana's mum due to her striking resemblance to the royal.
Diana's brother, Charles Spencer, shared a picture of their mum Frances Shand Kydd on Instagram to mark would would have been her 85th birthday.
The […]
Royal fans fascinated by old portrait of Princess Diana’s mum

Princess Diana’s ‘amazing’ resemblance to mother in portrait

Charles Spencer shared an image of Frances Shand Kydd on Instagram on Wednesday to mark what would have been her 85th birthday. The framed portrait is on display in the library at their childhood home Althorp House.
Royal fans were quick to point out the resemblance between Diana, who died in a Paris car crash in 1997, and her mother.
One Instagram user wrote: “Who Princess Diana inherited her fine boned beauty from, you can see the resemblance. Gorgeous lady.”
Another said: “Such a beauty… […]
Princess Diana’s ‘amazing’ resemblance to mother in portrait