A royal author has claimed that King Charles ' failed marriage to Princess Diana caused the family monarchy to "fall apart".
Historian Tessa Dunlop made the comparison between the royal pair, whose marriage ended in a "giant failure", and the Queen and Prince Philip - who were happily married for 73 years until Philip's death.
Although King Charles has since remarried to Camilla, Queen Consort, his first divorce apparently means he can't rely on a long manage to promote the "family monarchy" as his parents did, according to the new book 'Elizabeth and Philip: A Story of Young Love, Marriage and Monarchy'.
The royal author told the Mirror : "Seventy-five years ago Princess Elizabeth walked down the aisle with her war-hero husband, Philip."The stunning pair were instant trend-setters - 200 million listened to the wedding of the decade in a record-breaking year for tying the knot."Britain's pin-up family, the House of Windsor, had reached dizzy new heights.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk