Saturday 24 June 2017

Diana's legacy means future king will have chance to lead a decent life

Kate and William with their newborn son
Kate and William with their newborn son

Being Mr and Mrs Average is impossible, although it's what William and Kate aspire to – especially now they are a family unit. But they can be, and are, less anachronistic than previous royal couples.

Their desire to live in a way which their subjects would recognise as relatively normal is Diana's legacy to this future king and queen.

It was she who struggled to raise her sons without the chilly formality of royalty and the stifling hand of protocol. It was she who insisted on bucket and spade holidays and funfair visits.

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