Earl spencer has revealed how the queen reacted to his reading of princess diana's eulogy during an emotion bbc interview earl spencer, prince william, prince harry and prince charles stand alongside the hearse containing the coffin of diana “i am not some rabid republic, but the speech was. Britains prince philip, duke of edinburgh, prince william, earl spencer, prince harry jeff j mitchell/afp/getty images britain's prince philip, duke of edinburgh, prince william, earl spencer, prince harry and prince charles, prince of wales walk outside westminster abbey during the funeral service for. On 6 september 1997, charles spencer – the 9th earl spencer and younger brother to diana – delivered a blistering eulogy on the occasion of the funeral of his sister his words touched a nerve all across the world as they spoke of how diana's “particular brand of magic” needed no royal title to legitimise. Great pleasure to welcome a return visit to charles earl spencer, he is princess di's only brother, the uncle of prince william and prince harry, the tragic week, tragic for many of us, week between her death and the funeral, the funeral itself with the script of elton john's song that day, and also my speech. Free essay: in this assignment, i will closely analyse the speech made by earl spencer for the funeral of lady diana, considering the complicated context and she was divorced from england's prince charles and a mother to princes william and harry in her life, she was known for her philanthropy and her marriage.
Princess diana's funeral part 17: earl spencer's tribute i remember that moment when charles spencer finished his speech you could hear a pin drop inside the church but the loud applause from the people if you didn't know who diana was, this eulogy describes her as she should be remembered. It was a day of mourning felt around the world: princess diana's sept 6, 1997, funeral and perhaps, no one quite felt the gravity of her loss as much as princess di's baby brother, earl charles spencer charles had an important role at his sister's funeral because he read a eulogy in her honor for all of the. Twenty years ago, earl spencer took to the pulpit at his sister the princess of wales's funeral and delivered a eulogy that went down as one of the born charles edward maurice spencer on may 20, 1964, earl spencer is princess diana's younger brother and prince william and harry's maternal uncle.
Charles, 9th earl spencer, talks with people magazine about delivering his eulogy for his sister, princess diana, at her funeral at westminster abbey. Charles, the 9th earl spencer, turned into a global hero overnight after his shocking speech at his sister princess diana's funeral nearly 20 years ago he delivered a thinly veiled attack on the royal family and lambasted the press, earning his eulogy the title of one of the greatest speeches of modern. The duke of edinburgh, prince william, earl spencer, prince harry and prince charles walk outside westminster abbey during the funeral service for diana told he had said some pretty pointed things during the speech while standing opposite the royal family, earl spencer replied: i don't feel i said.
A great speech of the 20th century in honour of diana, princess of wales. Charles edward maurice spencer, 9th earl spencer, dl (born 20 may 1964), styled viscount althorp between 1975 and 1992, is a british peer, brother of diana, princess of wales, and maternal uncle of prince william, duke of cambridge, and prince harry of wales he is an author, print journalist and. He is well remembered for delivering a moving eulogy at her funeral service held at westminster abbey on 6th september 1997, six days after her death due to a car crash in paris diana is buried on charles' ancestral estate, althorp in nottinghamshire, where the earl built a mausoleum and a museum to her memory,.
In a rare personal interview, charles spencer, the 9th earl spencer and brother of princess diana, talks with remarkable openness and candour about his sister's tragic death, his controversial oration at her funeral, their difficult childhood together and the challenge of guarding his own privacy, as the. (from left) prince william, earl spencer, prince harry and prince charles during the funeral procession photograph: jeff j mitchell/afp/getty images as the 20th anniversary of diana's death nears, spencer told bbc radio 4's today programme it was a “very bizarre and cruel thing” for diana's two sons to. Since his father's death in 1992, charles has also served as 'the earl spencer' 2 he's been married three times charles charles gave the eulogy at diana's funeral, and made it clear in his speech that he was not a fan of how the royal family and press treated her diana was buried at althorp, which is. It's been 18 years since the tragic death of princess diana, but her younger brother earl charles spencer is one man still gripped by the trauma of her in a follow up to gaybo's extraordinary meaning of life interview with stephen fry, the 9th earl spencer also described how the eulogy ripped the air out.
Earl spencer's tribute book £2500 this book is exclusive to althorp and contains the full text of the eulogy given by charles, 9th earl spencer, on 6th september 1997 at the funeral of his sister, diana, princess of wales in stock. Earl spencer, the younger brother of princess diana, has further opened up about the burden of delivering the eulogy at her funeral speaking as the representative of a family in grief, in a country in mourning, before a world in shock, earl spencer used the occasion to honour his sister as the very.
The earl revealed he wrote the eulogy to his sister in his study, a place loved by princess diana, and the speech was about speaking for my sister who was no longer there his promise at the funeral in 1997 that william and harry would be protected by blood family was seen as an attack on the royal. Full text of earl spencer's funeral oration i stand before you today the representative of a family in grief, in a country in mourning before a world in shock we are all united not only in our desire to pay our respects to diana but rather in our need to do so for such was her extraordinary appeal that the tens of millions of. I scored an exclusive sit-down with charles spencer (the ninth earl spencer and brother of the late princess diana) on the occasion of the us the first thing that comes to mind when you mention charles' name, and more than likely they'll recall his deeply emotional and eloquent eulogy of his sister,.
Minding his manor is where you're most likely to find charles, the earl of spencer many americans still remember him for the eulogy he delivered years ago for his sister, diana, princess of wales his stately home has seen a great deal of history, as tracy smith now shows us: princess diana: a photo. Princess diana funeral: queen refused to clap after earl spencer's 'pointed' eulogy the queen and senior members of the royal earl spencer, prince william, prince harry and prince charles stand alongside the hearse containing the coffin of diana the princes actually applauded at the end. In the run-up to her divorce from prince charles, and in the years afterwards she sometimes fed information to journalists after diana's death her brother, earl charles spencer, accused journalists of having her blood on their hands the behavior of the press which some viewed as causing diana's death. Last week britain lost a princess and found a hero: charles, earl spencer, the angriest brother in the world spencer's vitriolic, anti-press, anti-monarchy eulogy was wildly popular in the united kingdom--it's been called one of the most important speeches in recent british history and reprinted by all the.