Once, a British prince married a beautiful woman in a grand wedding, attended by thousands of well-wishers and millions watching from afar. But Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s marriage was not a fairytale. Instead, their union was killed by lies and scandals.
The heir, who has been putting his whole life to become king one day, was reportedly mad that Diana was plotting his downfall so that he could never see the throne. The biographer of the prince has claimed that it was not just about Princess Charles being concerned as he was also tired of his brothers, especially Prince Andrew, stealing the throne from him.
Prince Charles felt that Prince Andrew wanted to steal the throne
The Express noted that in 2018, Tom Bower published a biography about the title Duke of Cornwall The Rebel Prince: The Power, Passion and Defense of Prince Charles. In it, Bower alleges that Charles was mad at him thinking that those close to him were plotting against him in a power play to take the throne.
Bower has written that in 1996 Charles felt that his own family members were going to try his unsuccessful marriage to Diana and have an affair with Camilla Parker Bowles and try to steal him. Bower reported that Charles was suspicious of his younger brothers, especially Prince Andrew. He believed that the Duke of York was feeding the queen and Prince Philip was lying about Camilla so that they would not accept him into the family.
The author revealed that Charles also told his assistant private secretary, Mark Boland, “Andrew wanted me to be.” Royal expert Richard Kay claimed that he said, “Andrew was number two, the queen’s second son, and if anything had happened to Charles it was going to be Andrew who took over.”
Charles also thought that Princess Diana was ‘plotting her downfall’
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In addition to his brothers, Bower stated that Prince Charles feared that Princess Diana was also plotting against him and that he wanted his elder son William to replace the throne.
According to Bower, the Prince of Wales “convinced himself” that Diana Andrew’s then-iconic wife, Sarah, was conspiring with the Duchess of York “to replace him” as the heir, declaring that the Queen’s There would not be a regent until Prince William died on death or pat Andrew 18 when he took office. ”
Diana questioned whether Charles deserved to be king
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Prince Charles and his brothers never commented on Bower’s allegations. But we know that Princess Diana had publicly questioned whether Charles deserved to be king.
During his explosive Panorama In a 1995 interview, the Princess of Wales told journalist Martin Bashir that he did not know that Charles had actually been cut for such a “suffocating” role.
Diana said, “The Prince of Wales creates more freedom now, and being a king would be a bit more suffocating.” “And because I know that character I think that the top job, as I say, it would bring huge limits for him, and I don’t know if he could adapt to that.”