IT is over twenty years since the Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a Paris car crash. Her death left her family, and legions of fans, devastated - here we take a look at the memorials set up to remember her and honour her life. When and where did Diana die? Princess Diana died aged 36 on August 31, 1997, after suffering fatal injuries in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris. 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of her death, with many events held in her memory. Her companion Dodi Fayed and driver and security guard Henri Paul were also killed in the crash. Her bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones survived with horrific injuries. Her funeral was held on September 6, 1997, at Westminster Abbey and was shown on British television, attracting an audience of 32.1million viewers. An inquest held in London concluded in 2008 that the Princess had been unlawfully killed, blaming the crash on grossly negligent driving by Paul and the pursuing paparazzi. Where are the memorials to … [Read more...] about Princess Diana memorials – The Hyde Park Fountain and Memorial Walk at St James’s Park and Kensington Palace’s Playground and White Garden
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Hours after the former Meghan Markle exchanged vows with Prince Harry at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, England, she emerged for the evening celebrations wearing another very meaningful piece of jewelry: a ring that belonged to Harry's mother, the late Princess Diana. The stunning emerald-cut ring with an aquamarine stone, seen here in 1997, was one of Diana's trademark jewels, Today.com reported. It was yet another sweet way for Prince Harry to honor the memory of his mother in the royal wedding. Earlier during the ceremony, the Duchess of Sussex’s bridal bouquet contained forget-me-nots, which were Diana’s favorite flowers. As announced at the time of the couple's engagement, the duchess's engagement ring also contains two diamonds from Diana’s personal collection. Royal entrances, the exchanging of vows and an emotional tear. These are the best moments from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. (Published Saturday, May 19, 2018) Get More at Today.com … [Read more...] about Duchess Meghan Wears Princess Diana’s Ring to Royal Reception
Culture Meghan Markle Prince Harry Lady Jane Fellowes princess diana Although Saturday's royal wedding will be all about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the soon-to-be newlyweds will still take a moment during their ceremony to honor Harry’s late mother, Princess Diana. An announcement by Kensington Palace on May 4 revealed all three of Diana’s siblings—Earl Charles Spencer, Lady Sarah McCorquodale and Lady Jane Fellowes—will be in attendance at the royal wedding. Fellowes, Harry’s aunt, is expected to give a reading dedicated to Diana during the ceremony. “Prince Harry and Ms. Markle both feel honoured that Lady Jane will be representing her family and helping to celebrate the memory of the late Princess on the wedding day,” the palace said. Earl Spencer (C) with (L-R) Sir William Fellowes, Lady Jane Fellowes, Lady Spencer and Lady Sarah Macorquadale after the unveiling ceremony for the Princess Diana memorial fountain in … [Read more...] about Who is Lady Jane Fellowes? Princess Diana’s Sister Has an Important Role in the Royal Wedding
LADY Sarah McCorquodale is said to have been "hero-worshipped" by the late Princess Diana. Here's everything we know about the tragic royal's sister - and the role she'll be playing Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding. Who is Lady Sarah McCorquodale? At 63, Lady Sarah is the eldest of the four Spencer children. She gained the title "Lady" in 1975 when her grandfather died and her dad became the eighth Earl Spencer. In 1980 she married Neil Edmund McCorquodale and the couple went on to have two daughters, Emily and Celia, and a son, George. Lady Sarah lives in Grantham, Linconshire, where she served a one-year term as High Sheriff of Linconshire in 2009. She was also president if the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, which raised £100 million for various charities. The fund closed at the end of 2012. Playing 'Cupid' for her sister - and how she dealt with her subsequent death Despite dating the Prince of Wales herself in 1977, Lady Sarah had no qualms about introducing the … [Read more...] about Who is Lady Sarah McCorquodale? Princess Diana’s sister and former High Sheriff of Lincolnshire
PRINCESS Diana touched the hearts of millions and left the country in shock after she was killed in a car crash in August 1997. A number of events were organised and TV shows broadcast to mark the 20th anniversary of her passing as Britain remembered her legacy. When and how did Princess Diana die? Princess Diana died on August 31, 1997, after suffering fatal injuries in a car crash in the Pont de l'Alma road tunnel in Paris. This year marks the 20th anniversary of her death, with many events being held in her memory. Her companion Dodi Fayed and driver and security guard Henri Paul were also killed in the crash. Her bodyguard Trevor Rees-Jones survived with horrific injuries. In the days following her death a sea of flowers and tributes were left outside the gates of Kensington Palace in an enormous outpouring of public grief. Diana's funeral was held on September 6, 1997, at Westminster Abbey and was shown on British television, attracting an audience of 32.1million viewers. An … [Read more...] about When did Princess Diana die and how old was she when the Paris car crash happened?