Princess Diana and Prince Charles went from the fairytale beginnings of their royal wedding in 1981, to an unhappy union rocked by infidelities. Prince William and Prince Harry’s parents separated in 1992 but they would not divorce until four years later, making this a fraught time for the late Princess of Wales. Tina Brown’s 2007 book, “The Diana Chronicles”, delves into her life and her turbulent royal marriage.
Ms Brown writes how, by December 1993, the Prince and Princess of Wales saw each other as the enemy, as their warring camps used the press in games of one-upmanship.
Princess Diana had announced her retirement from public engagements in 1993, in a move which confused the Palace and royal-watchers alike.
Ms Brown writes how the Princess was exhausted and hurt amid the breakdown of her marriage, but also strategically used the unexpected announcement to “confuse