Royal Family fury: Diana's shackles 'tightened' as Palace 'put down shutters' ...

PRINCESS DIANA sparked fury within the Royal Family by co-operated with Andrew Morton when the author was writing a biography on her.

PUBLISHED: 19:05, Tue, Oct 13, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:41, Tue, Oct 13, 2020

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Princess Diana had hoped the publication of Andrew Morton's biogaphy in 1992 would free her from the royals. But former butler Paul Burrell claimed the Royal Family shut out any negative backlash from the book. Speaking to Channel 5's documentary titled, Diana: The Interview That Shocked the World, Mr Burrell claimed the book was intended to "rescue her".


Narrator Glynis Barber said: "With suspicions of her complicity on the book running high, the palace remained furious."

Mr Burrell said: "The Queen's belief is that you shouldn't show public emotion because you are the monarchy.

"You should be above that."

Ms Barber continued: "Far from freeing Diana, the Morton book merely tightened her chains."

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Mr Burrell added: "She expected the Andrew Morton book to rescue her.

"It didn't because the Royal Family put down the shutters."

Diana had struggled with living at Kensington Palace according to royal biographer Richard Kay who detailed how the royal felt that she was spied on by staff and had her movements reported.

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