The “People’s Princess” Diana died suddenly in a Paris car accident in 1997 at the age of 36.
Once again, the sons, 12-year-old Prince Harry and 15-year-old Prince William, were in mourning.
The funeral of the princess was followed by “the whole world”, and many probably remember well the two young princes who followed behind their mother’s coffin.
If we are to believe the author behind a number of royal books, Christopher Andersen, it is something that King Charles (73) deeply regrets.
– chasing him
Andersen is behind books on both the Prince brothers and Diana, and is currently working on the upcoming biography The King: The Life of Charles III.
“I think it’s chasing him because he’s chasing them, and they’ve talked about it,” Andersen adds us weekly When the princes followed the casket.
The author believes that during the research phase he learned that Prince Harry, 38, sometimes finds it pays to fly to London.
– He says it reminds him of the day when he had to go behind the coffin, and they were somewhat bullied by the castle, by the men in gray who actually run the castle, the people Diana used to complain about, claims Andersen.
– I think both William and Harry are thinking: Who are these strangers they have never met? They were angry about what happened. And I think Charles understood that he was somewhat responsible for them having to suffer with that.
I don’t think that would happen today
Prince Harry has previously been open about how difficult it is for him.
My mother had just passed away, and I had to walk behind her coffin, surrounded by thousands of people who were watching me while millions watched it on TV, he said. NEWSWEEK in 2017.
I don’t think children should be asked to do that, under any circumstances. I don’t think that will happen today.
According to the princes’ aunt, Princess Anne (72), their grandfather Prince Philip was supposed to be supportive of them during a difficult situation. It is said that he promised the princes to go with them, which he did.
– I think I remember it as “If I do it, I’ll do it.” It was Grandpa who said “If you want me to be there, if that’s what you want to do and if you want me there, I’ll be there,” Princess Anne explained to ITV, according to e! News.
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