Princess Margaret 1930-2002
Princess Margaret 1930-2002
FRANTIC bidding saw treasures from the late Princess Margaret's jewellery collection sell for as much as 100 times the asking price at auction yesterday.
MORE than 90 pieces of jewellery from the collection of the late Princess Margaret went on public display in the city for the first time today.
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IT is worth millions of pounds and was once owned by one of the most glamorous Royals.
CHANNEL 4 is to screen a drama which depicts Princess Margaret engaging in graphic sex scenes and taking drugs.
PRINCESS Margaret was promised she would be allowed to keep her title and Civil List allowance even if she had married her great love, Group Captain Peter Townsend, according to files made public today.
PRINCESS Margaret was warned by the prime minister Harold Macmillan to curb her excessive lifestyle and perform more public duties or face having to pay her own way, new documents have revealed.
A NEW biography of Princess Margaret which claims she snorted cocaine in the Rolling Stones’ dressing room and smoked marijuana has infuriated her family and prompted threats of legal action.
THE ashes of Princess Margaret are to be placed alongside the remains of her father, the late King George VI, in his vault at Windsor Castle.
THERE couldn’t be a sharper contrast than that between the funeral of Princess Margaret yesterday, and the funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, less than five years ago.
AROUND 3,000 people gathered outside Windsor Castle yesterday to pay their last respects to Princess Margaret as members of the Royal Family and close friends gathered for a private funeral service.
THE strains of a slow and haunting lament played by two Scottish pipers from the First Battalion Royal Highland Fusiliers filtered into the afternoon sunshine yesterday, marking the final journey of Princess Margaret as her coffin was driven past the waiting crowds outside Windsor Castle.
THE Queen Mother displayed her indomitable spirit yesterday as she paid her final respects to her daughter, 50 years to the day that she attended her husband’s funeral.
A NEW "warts and all" poem in tribute to Princess Margaret was published today as members of the Royal family gathered at Windsor for her funeral.
As the Royal Family gathers for the funeral service of Princess Margaret this afternoon, one presence is likely to be most notable among them all. A diminutive figure, his dark, wavy hair now thinning, Lord Snowdon will slowly make his way, aided by a walking stick, into St George’s Chapel in Windsor to take his place among the senior Royals and pay his final respects, not just to a Princess but to the woman who was his first wife.
MEMBERS of the Royal Family and close friends of Princess Margaret are due to gather at Windsor Castle today to pay their final respects to the Queen’s sister.
IT’S NOT easy being the Queen. The latest criticism of her is for returning to duty four days after the death of a sister who never let her own duty interfere seriously with life’s pleasures - if you count smoking and drinking yourself to death, being rude and objectionable at every opportunity and snubbing foe and friend alike as pleasures, that is.
PRINCESS Margaret wanted to be cremated because she found the alternative Royal burial ground "gloomy", a life-long friend said last night.
PRINCESS Margaret is to be cremated on Friday, in a major departure from royal tradition, it emerged last night.
IF THE Queen’s passion is for the greens and browns of the British countryside, Princess Margaret favoured the smell of grease-paint and the sound of an audience’s applause.
It was some kind of fairytale.