Lady Diana: Rare and never-before-seen photo of royal has been revealed by brother Charles Spencer

Charles Spencer, Lady Diana’s younger brother, has often shared family photos on his social media. For his mother’s birthday, he shared a very sweet photo.

Lady Diana never-before-seen photo
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Lady Diana never-before-seen photo

Charles Spencer is known for sharing old family portraits as well as family photos on his social media to keep the memory of his beloved family alive. Indeed, he has previously shared a painted portrait of their mother that looks just like his late sister, Lady Diana.

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On Saturday, January 20, it was the Earl’s mother’s birthday. In honour of the occasion, Charles shared some very old photos and they also contain Lady Diana as a child. As we talk about the sweet tribute and photos, let’s also have a look at Lady Diana’s mother’s surprising connection to the Royal Family.

Charles Spencer shares a baby photo of Lady Diana

Charles Spencer took to Instagram on Saturday, January 20 to mark his late mother’s birthday. Frances sadly passed away in 2004 at the age of 68 after she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and brain cancer, as per Hello!.

Charles shared some newspaper clippings from his sister’s christening and there is also a black and white photo of a young girl pushing a cart with a toy horse on it.

In his post, the Earl of Spencer wrote:

Remembering my mother, with love and gratitude, on what would have been her 88th birthday.

People in his comment section gave their condolences and wished Frances a heavenly birthday.

Charles and Diana’s mother has a surprising link to the Royal Family

As reported by Hello!, Frances was born on the Sandringham Estate on the same day that King George V, Queen Elizabeth’s grandfather, died. As many royal fans know, Sandringham is typically where the Royal Family spend Christmas.

Frances’ link to the Royal Family does not stop there! Queen Elizabeth - the Queen Mother - attended Frances’ wedding to John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer. Moreover, Lady Diana’s grandmother on her mother's side, Ruth Roche was a a confidante and lady-in-waiting to the Queen Mother.

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