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A infgrafia mostra crises na família real britânica.


Momentos reais que chocaram o mundo

By Duncan Mil

March 9, 2021 - Os membros da família real britânica são das figuras mais conhecidas do mundo, mas não têm sido isentas de escândalos singulares. Desde a abdicação do rei Eduardo VIII em 1936 até à atual crise em torno da entrevista de Harry e Meghan a Oprah Winfrey, houve diversos moentos reais que chocaram.

King Edward VIII
Britain’s King Edward VIII abdicates to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson, sparking a constitutional crisis.

Princess Margaret
Queen Elizabeth II’s younger sister sparks a firestorm with her romance with divorced former Royal Air Force officer Peter Townsend. Eventually, Princess Margaret abandons the relationship.

Diana, Princess of Wales
Aug 1996:
Prince Charles and Diana’s “fairytale” marriage ends in divorce. Diana loses title of Her Royal Highness. One year later, in August 1997, Diana is killed in a car crash in Paris.

Duke of York
Nov 2019:
Prince Andrew -- Queen Elizabeth’s second son -- steps back from royal duties following a BBC TV interview that focuses on his connections to U.S. sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex
Jan 2020:
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their decision to step back from royal duties. Sussexes no longer receive public funds and lose their HRH titles.

Mar 2021: Harry and Meghan give an explosive interview to Oprah Winfrey. Meghan talks of suicidal thoughts and says a royal family member asked Harry about baby Archie’s skin colour.

PUBLISHED: 10/03/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press, Getty Images