Prince Charles and Princess Diana Would Have Never Married If This Person Wasn’t Murdered

Princess Diana touched the lives of so many people around the world, doing whatever she was able to in order to bring joy and comfort to those in need. As a humanitarian as well as someone who was so passionate about charity work, everything that Princess Diana did was admired and respected. Behind the doors of Kensington Palace, however, Princess Diana’s life was not exactly easy.

Princess Diana’s marriage was falling apart, and she didn’t have the best relationships with other members of the royal family. Although millions of people wanted nothing more than to see Princess Diana become queen, Express reports that she admitted in an interview that she knew that it was not destined to happen. Being married to the future king sounds like a fairy tale, but for Princess Diana, it was anything but that.

Incidentally, it has been reported that had a certain someone not been murdered, Princess Diana’s union with Prince Charles would have never taken place.

Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ quick courtship

Princess Diana and Prince Charles
Princess Diana and Prince Charles | Anwar Hussein/WireImage

Most couples are involved in a relationship for at least a few years before they walk down the aisle. Although Princess Diana had ties to the royal family before she got married, she became the wife of Prince Charles after only dating for a very short time. In fact, PopSugar reports that the couple only went out on 12 dates before Princess Diana began sporting that iconic sapphire ring on her finger and later tied the knot in one of the most spectacular events of our time.

Prince Charles and Princess Diana had a complicated relationship

In most cases, couples who are in love and have recently become engaged are simply glowing with joy, yet this wasn’t the case for Prince Charles and Princess Diana. When two people who are about to marry ask if they are in love, they usually don’t hesitate to say yes. However, when Prince Charles and Princess Diana were asked this question, International Business Times reports Princess Diana looked off to the side while Prince Charles answered by saying “whatever love means.”

It could even be said that the moment foreshadowed the tough times that lay ahead for the royal couple. Princess Diana had an extremely rough time as a member of the royal family, dealing with unwanted media attention on a regular basis and being criticized for often doing things her own way. According to Good Housekeeping, even the relationship between Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth had its ups and downs, making royal life that much harder for the young princess.

Prince Charles was not faithful to Princess Diana

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s marriage was the fact that he was not faithful to his wife. And, sadly, she knew about his affair. According to Cosmopolitan, for most of their 15-year marriage, Princess Charles was having an affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, who he had known long before ever meeting Princess Diana. The late princess was well aware of her husband’s infidelity, going so far as to confront Parker-Bowles and describing her as the “third person in the marriage.” 

Prince Charles and Princess Diana would have never married if this person wasn’t murdered

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About Diana: "He [Charles] was obviously anguished, and said: 'She is someone I could learn to love.' He looked to his grandparents [King George VI and The Queen Mother], which wasn't a love match at the outset and thought if they can do it and build a good marriage then I can do it too." Sally Bedell Smith, a royal author ■ قالوا عن ديانا: "لقد كان واضحا بأنه [تشارلز] مشوش الذهن وبائس، فقد قال: 'هي شخص يمكنني أن أحاول فهمها وحبها.' فقد تطلع إلى تجربة زواج جديه [الملك جورج السادس والملكة اﻷم]، والتي لم تكن نتاج لقصة حب جنونية في البداية ولكنهما نجحا معا في بناء حياة زوجية سعيدة ومستقرة، فاعتقد بأنه سيستطيع تحقيق ذلك لنفسه أيضا." سالي بيديل سميث، كاتبة مختصة في تاريخ اﻷسرة المالكة البريطانية ■ #princessdianaforever #humanitarian #princessofwales #princessdiana #gb #hertruestory #kensingtonpalace #uk #thebritishroyalfamily #theroyalfamily #thebritishmonarchy #queenofhearts #instagood #instaroyal #instalike #di #fashionicon #peoplesprincess #style #glamorous #icon #foreveryoung #uk #الأميرة_ديانا #أميرة_ويلز #أميرة_القلوب #الأميرة_ديانا_لﻷبد #بريطانيا #لندن #قصتها_الحقيقية #أميرة_الشعب

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So, who was it that could have stopped the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana? According to Express, royal author Penny Junor discussed how Lord Mountbatten was murdered a year before the couple was married. Had he been alive, the marriage never would have happened.

As someone who was extremely close to Prince Charles, Lord Mountbatten would have been able to advise him that he was marrying someone who was just not right for him, and Princ Charles would have taken him quite seriously. Although Princess Diana and Prince Charles had a very tough relationship, had they not been married at all, the royal family wouldn’t be what it is today.