Prince Philip’s death: How the Duke made sure Princess Diana was a part of the royal family –

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When the young Lady Diana Spencer first came to Balmoral Castle as a guest of Prince Charles in the early eighties, Prince Philip made a huge effort to welcome her.He recognised she was insecure and far more naive than his son’s previous selection of sophisticated blondes.
The Queen referred to Diana as “one of us” because her father, Lord Spencer, had been an equerry to King George V1.
For the first year of the Queen’s reign he was also an equerry to her, providing the vital link between the old…

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