Princess Diana gave SHOCKING response on whether William should be King INSTEAD of Charles
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Many royal experts have speculated Prince William could or even should become King instead of his father. Now it seems even Prince William's mother, Princess Diana, had an opinion on whether the crown should skip a generation.
During her November 1995 interview with BBC1's Panorama, Diana was asked by journalist Martin Bashir who she thinks should take the throne. He questioned: "Do you think it would make more sense in the light of the marital difficulties that you and the Prince of Wales have had, if the position of monarch passed directly to your son Prince William?" At the time of the interview Prince William was just 13-years-old. Princess Diana replied: "Well, then you have to see that William's very young at the moment, so do you want a burden like that to be put on his shoulders at such an age?
"So I can't answer that question." Mr Bashir pressed the princess further on the topic. He asked: "Would it be your wish that when Prince William comes of age that he were to succeed the queen rather than the current Prince of Wales?" Diana said: "My wish is that my husband finds peace of mind, and from that follows others things, yes." JUST IN: Meghan Markle heartbreak: Thomas Markle 'given up' on ...
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