Princess Diana’s ghost continued to wander in Queen Elizabeth’s vacation home in Sandringham four years after her death. As such, Her Majesty was forced to hold a special service to finally put her spirit to rest.

In the private journals of Kenneth Rose, he revealed that in 2001, the monarch’s staff refused to work at one of the rooms in Sandringham because they claimed that it was haunted. The said room was where the Queen’s father, King George VI, died.

But the parson was convinced that it could either be King George or Princess Diana’s spirit that was lingering in the property. After all, the Princess of Wales died in a car accident, and her demise was sudden.

According to Rose, a special service was held and only the Queen, the Queen Mother, and the Queen’s lady-in-waiting, Prue Penn, were there. The parson didn’t necessarily perform an exorcism but he drove out the evil spirits to bring the ground-floor room tranquility.

“The congregation of three took Holy Communion and special prayers were said, I think for the repose of the King’s soul in the room in which he died. The parson said that the oppressive or disturbing atmosphere may have been because of Princess Diana: he had known such things before when someone died a violent death,” he said.

Princess Diana was just 36 years old when she passed away following a fatal car crash in Paris on Aug. 31, 1997. She was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead minutes later.

The Prince of Wales was with her boyfriend, Dodi Al Fayed, at that time. And her two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, were in London with their father. When the royals found out about the tragic death of Princess Diana, Prince Charles was given the awful task of informing his sons what had happened to their mother. The future King was also the one who picked up Princess Diana’s lifeless body in Paris.

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