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Find Out Why Earl Charles Spencer Says His Grandfather Is 'Rolling in His Grave' at Althorp

Find Out Why Earl Charles Spencer Says His Grandfather Is 'Rolling in His Grave' at Althorp

Originally posted 07/01/2016 11:10AM

It was a different age back in 1975 when Earl Charles Spencer and his older sister Diana moved into their revered 16th-century family estate known as Althorp.

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Princess Diana's Brother Charles Spencer to Honor Kids in Her Name

Princess Diana's Brother Charles Spencer to Honor Kids in Her Name

Originally posted 07/01/2016 08:15AM

The brother of the late Princess Diana is set to hand out special honors to young people in her name – in a first for her immediate family.

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Want to Spend the Weekend at Princess Diana's Childhood Home? Here's How!

Want to Spend the Weekend at Princess Diana's Childhood Home? Here's How!

Originally posted 06/30/2016 11:45AM

Former L.A.-based stay-at-home mom Countess Karen Spencer never set out to carry on the legacy of the planet's most beloved princess – but that's exactly what she's doing, says her husband Earl Charles Spencer, the younger brother of Princess Diana.

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Princess Diana's Hidden Grave to Be Marked Publicly for the First Time

Inside Charles Spencer and Wife Karen's 'Unbelievably Beautiful' Renovation Plans for Princess Diana's Grave

Originally posted 06/29/2016 11:20AM

The tiny island where Princess Diana was laid to rest – on the grounds of Althorp, the 550-acre English estate where the late royal spent part of her childhood – is in the midst of "beautiful" renovation, her brother Earl Charles Spencer tells PEOPLE in an exclusive interview in this week's issue.

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Princess Diana's Brother Talks to Oprah About Raising a Royal

Originally posted 04/03/2015 09:35AM

Among the many legacies Princess Diana left behind, the seemingly "average" way in which she raised her privileged sons William and Harry stands as one of the most intriguing and relatable.

Nearly three decades after Diana's unexpected death, Prince William, 32, and his wife Kate, 33, are bringing up their 20-month-old son George with a normalcy that speaks to the values that William's mother held dear – even as she looked toward the throne of England.

This Sunday, as revealed in an exclusive clip, Diana's brother Charles Spencer sits down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss the reality, and the challenge, of raising a royal child.

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Diana's Brother Celebrates the 'Lovely News' of the Prince of Cambridge's Birth

Diana's Brother Charles Spencer Celebrates 'Such Lovely News'

Originally posted 07/23/2013 07:50AM

Princess Diana's brother Charles Spencer has welcomed the birth of his nephew William's son as "such lovely news."

Recalling William's own birth three decades ago, Spencer, 49, said he was at boarding school at Eton when a tutor alerted him.

"The teacher rushed into my bedroom to tell me the good news, a bottle of champagne in his hands," Spencer tells PEOPLE in a statement.

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Princess Diana's Brother to Wed

Princess Diana's Brother to Wed

Originally posted 02/15/2011 12:00PM

Prince William isn't the only one in the family getting married this year.

William's uncle, Charles Spencer, 46, is engaged to Karen Gordon, according to an announcement from Spencer's rep.

"Charles, the ninth Earl Spencer, is delighted to announce his engagement to Karen Gordon, a Canadian philanthropist who is the Founder and CEO of Whole Child International," said the official statement.

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