Big Secret Revealed: Sarah Ferguson And Princess Diana Are Actually Cousins

Date June 29, 2018

Sarah Ferguson and Princess Diana bonded even before they became royal brides. However, the two ladies are connected way beyond simple friendship.


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Sarah and Diana were very close at one point in their lives. The latter was actually the one responsible for a spark of romance that ignited between Fergie and Prince Andrew. In 1985, Diana invited Sarah to a party at Windsor Castle where she introduced her to Prince Andrew.


However, their friendship didn’t last for long. After Sarah’s marriage, it was hinted that a rivalry took place between the two royal women. In fact, Fergie once revealed she hadn’t spoken to Diana for a year before her death, even though she tried to contact her.


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Both royal ladies have some connection to the royal bloodline via their ancestors. As it turned out, Sarah and Diana are both descended from William Cavendish, Fourth Duke of Devonshire. His son was William Cavendish, Fifth Duke of Devonshire, the man who was portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in 2008 film The Duchess.


In this way, both royal women not only linked to each other but to their husbands as well. Their ancestor makes Diana and Fergie very distant cousins of Prince Charles and Andrew.


It was said that Prince Charles once believed that Princess Diana and the Duchess of York plotted against him to jeopardize his rights to the throne and make Prince Andrew a Regent instead.


Is this true? We will never know, but history is a fascinating thing, isn’t it?

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