What did Queen elizabeth say when Princess Diana died?

What did Queen elizabeth say when Princess Diana died?

“Since last Sunday’s dreadful news, we have seen throughout Britain and around the world an overwhelming expression of sadness at Diana’s death,” Queen Elizabeth II, dressed in black, said in a national televised address from Buckingham Palace. “We have all been trying in our different ways to cope.

What I say to you now as your Queen and as a grandmother?

So what I say to you now, as your Queen and as a grandmother, I say from my heart. “First, I want to pay tribute to Diana myself. She was an exceptional and gifted human being. In good times and bad, she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh, nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness.

What did Queen Elizabeth say about Diana?

According to royal expert Ingrid Seward’s 2002 book The Queen & Di, in March 1981, Elizabeth wrote a letter to a friend in which she said, “I trust that Diana will find living here less of a burden than is expected.”

What was Lady Dianas last words?

A firefighter who led the response team pulled Diana from the wreckage. He said that the princess asked him, “My God, what has happened?” It was only later that he found out the victim was Princess Diana, and that these would be her final words.

Did Queen Elizabeth go to Diana’s funeral?

Even Queen Elizabeth II Bowed at Princess Diana’s Funeral, But 1 Royal Refused To. Princess Diana died following a car crash in Paris on Aug. 31, 1997. The days after her death were some of the worst times during Queen Elizabeth II’s reign as the public was not happy with the radio silence from Buckingham Palace.

Does the Queen regret how she treated Diana?

Apparently, Her Majesty was secretly harboring “extreme remorse” over the crown’s treatment of the late Princess Diana. “The queen writes that if she could turn back time, she would have done things very differently,” the insider dishes.

Did Princess Margaret go to Diana’s funeral?

Princess Margaret attended Princess Diana’s funeral with her son Lord Linley and his wife Lady Serena Linley. Margaret later passed away from a stroke in 2002, less than five years later.

What did Princess Diana wear in her coffin?

Diana’s body was clothed in a black long-sleeved, three-quarter length woolen cocktail dress designed by Catherine Walker which she had chosen some weeks before, a pair of black pantyhose, and a pair of black shoes.