On the anniversary of the tragic death of Princess Diana, Prince Harry and Prince William are announced to remember their mother. While celebrating the years they had with her, the princes always regretted the last telephone conversation they had with their mother.
Prince Harry's Telephone Call "Lifetime Regret"
Prince Harry and Prince William spoke with Princess Diana the night before she was killed in a car accident August 31, 1997.
While the brothers were fortunate to have this
talking to their mother, Prince Harry regretted not talking to her again
the same night.
In the 2017 documentary Diana, Our Mother: Her Life and Heritage the brothers discuss this call, as Katie Nicole mentioned in her book Harry: Life, Loss, and Love : "They both spoke of their regret that they had not talked to their mother longer when she had called them to Balmoral on the last day of her vacation in Paris."
She added: "Harry is one of the his regrets throughout life. The most
the boys hadn't seen Diana all month in the summer of 1997, and they had
It's hard to live with
Prince William had noted how they were in " they are in a hurry to say goodbye "so they can continue playing with their cousins Zara and Peter Phillips. He added: "If I knew what was going to happen, I wouldn't be so angry about it.
Prince Harry shared: "I can't remember what I said, but all I remember is regretting the rest of my life for this phone call. If I knew the last time I would talk to my mother – the things I would tell her. "
He went on:" Looking back now – it's amazing
hard. I have to deal with this for the rest of my life: without knowing it
the last time I talked to my mother, how different would this conversation have been
I panicked if I had even the slightest pang of her life
taken that night. "
Details of the last phone call
In his 2011 book William and Catherine the biographer Andrew Morton shared some details of the last phone call, noting that" William was disturbed by an edict by Buckingham Palace that he must attend a photo call to mark his third year at Ethan. "It was a media deal where 'he would be left alone to continue his quiet education in exchange for casual access.
Morton went on:' The problem, as he told his mother in this conversation, was that Harry was kept one year at Ludgrove (Preparatory School) so the focus of the press should be on his underachievement at school, not William's steady academic progress Diana promised to discuss the matter with her father the next day when she arrived home after one night in Paris with Doddy [Fayed] She never returned.