How Prince Charles and Princess Diana were once in love

Valentine’s Day is here and we look back to when Prince Charles and Princess Diana took over the world with their relationship.

The couple had been married for 15 years and welcomed two children – Prince William and Prince Harry – during their marriage.

ED! looks back on moments that prove Charles and Diana were once in love before their marriage collapsed.


Diana and Prince Charles fell in love once (Credit: SplashNews.com)

Valentine’s Day: Engagement of Prince Charles and Diana

Charles and Diana became engaged in February 1981.

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The Prince of Wales proposed to Lady Diana Spencer on February 3, 1981, aAfter just six months of dating.

your engagement became official on February 24, 1981 and the couple gave an exclusive interview.

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Charles and Diana during their engagement interview (Credit: YouTube)

Meanwhile, the couple posed for a series of beloved photos posted by Buckingham Palace.

Diana looked stunning in a blue skirt suit, white blouse and bow neck.

She finished the look with black heels and a black handbag.

In the snaps, Diana and Charles looked incredibly happy and loved outside at Buckingham Palace.

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Diana and Charles after their engagement (Image Credit: Photo by Sipa / Shutterstock)

Your wedding day

Charles and Diana were married in St. Paul’s Cathedral on July 29, 1981.

Branded the “wedding of the century ”, tuned in to millions of people around the world to see Diana and Charles say“ I do ”.

After the ceremony, the couple stuck to the tradition and appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

They shared a kiss, much to the delight of the crowd watching below. This moment shows that the couple have been happiest since announcing their engagement.

Diana spoke to Andrew Morton in her biography Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words: “I remember being so in love with my husband that I couldn’t take my eyes off him.

“I just absolutely thought I was the happiest girl in the world.”

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The couple on their wedding day (Image credit: YouTube)

Diana and Charles on their honeymoon

After their wedding, Charles and Diana embarked on their honeymoon – a 14-day cruise aboard the royal yacht Britannia.

The couple ended their short break at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Despite claims that a “During the honeymoon, conflicts between personality and interests became apparent, ”the couple seemed happy enough in photos taken at Balmoral.

In one, Charles kissed Diana’s hand as she smiled at her husband.

In the pictures, the couple beamed as Diana put her head on Charles’ shoulder.

In another case, Charles put his arm around his wife, smiling.


Charles and Diana on their honeymoon (Image credit: Shutterstock)

Become parents of their firstborn son Prince William

Diana and Charles welcomed their first son, Prince William, on June 21, 1982.

Diana and Charles posed hours after the birth on the steps in front of the Lindo wing at St. Mary’s Hospital in London with baby William.

The couple looked happier than ever when they introduced their son to the world.

Diana and Charles looked at each other for a moment as she held William.


Diana and Charles with the newborn Prince William (Photo credit: SplashNews.com)

The couple’s first royal trip to Australia

In 1983 Diana went on her first trip abroad at the age of 22.

She and Charles toured Australia and New Zealand for more than 40 days and were accompanied by their young son, Prince William.

Multiple photos showed the family looking happy as they greeted royal fans in Oz.

Meanwhile, Charles and Diana were seen dancing together at a charity ball in Sydney.

The couple looked loved and genuinely in love with each other.


Diana and Charles are dancing together (Photo Credit: Photo by James Gray / Daily Mail / Shutterstock)

Couple welcome second son, Harry

Meanwhile, on September 15, 1984, Diana and Charles re-became parents to their second son, Prince Harry.

The couple stuck to the tradition and posed with their son in front of the Lindo grand piano.

Diana looked bright in a red dress and matching red shoes as she ushered Harry into the cameras.

The couple beamed as Charles looked at the proud father every inch.


The former couple had a series of public kisses (Photo Credit: Photo by James Gray / Daily Mail / Shutterstock)

Public kisses

Diana and Charles shared several public kisses during their marriage.

The couple kissed when she was at a polo match in 1985 presented him with a polo award in Cirencester.

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Meanwhile, they also had a romantic hickey at a polo game in 1987 after Diana presented Charles with an award Guards Polo Club.

But the kisses didn’t stop there. During the same game, Diana kissed Charles again after presenting him with another polo award.

In 1992, Charles kissed his wife while visiting Jaipur, India.

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