The youngest of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s four children , Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex has never thought too highly of Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York and the late Princess Diana, his former sisters-in-law. Ahead, find out why Prince Edward didn’t get along with the two women when they were still married to Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Charles, Prince of Wales.
Prince Edward certainly keeps a lower profile than that of his older siblings – so much so he’s sometimes referred to as a forgotten royal – but he is indeed a member of the British royal family . He’s also said to be the favorite child of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II.
Unlike the public who were smitten with Princess Diana and later the Duchess of York, the women didn’t (and maybe still don’t) hold the same magic for Prince Edward.
Royal biographer once wrote Princess Diana’s glamor didn’t charm Prince Edward
Unlike many others in his family, Prince Edward stood alone in his dislike for Princess Diana when she joined the royal family or the Firm in 1981 following her and Prince Charles’ memorable royal wedding that enchanted the public when they kissed on Buckingham Palace’s balcony .