Princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer reveals heartwarming family home story
Charles Spencer House: Princess Diana’s brother Charles lives at Althorp House, and he opened up about the story of his beautiful garden in a new Instagram post.
princess dianaThe brother of Charles Spencer lives in his family home at Althorp House, where he and Diana grew up, and he recently shared a snippet of the Big House’s incredible story.
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On Sunday Charles shared a magical image of a huge cedar tree in the misty parkland, also revealing the heartwarming story behind the house’s wonderful trees. He wrote: “One of the @althorphousecedars of Lebanon – these were primarily planted in the park at Althorp in the 1830s by my great-great-great-grandmother Lavinia Spencer (née Bingham).
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“In a letter to her husband, she wrote: ‘These trees won’t look great until the time of our great-grandchildren.’ An altruistic foresight… “
The trees in the garden have a special history
Fans were in awe of this special story and rushed to the comments section to share their love. One said: “Beautiful photo and beautiful story”, and another added: “Spectacular! Like all photos. And the stories of your family history are definitely worth reading. Thank you very much for sharing everything with us.
One follower even suggested, “Plant more and keep the tradition for your great-grandchildren.”
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Charles has lived here his whole life
Charles often shares images of his idyllic country home on his social media, much to his followers’ delight. In addition to the vast grounds, the Earl also shares snapshots of the interior of the walls of the glorious residence.
The Beautiful Library is a room that appeals to a lot of fans, and when Charles shared a photo of it in all its glory, he wrote, “@althorphouse’s library – for most people the best room in the place. Despite the big sweep of its design, it somehow doesn’t feel overbearing. #Historichouse #interior #englishflowers. “
The library inside the house is amazing
The late Princess Diana grew up at Althorp House until she married the Prince of Wales in 1981. The property, previously owned by Princess Diana’s father Earl John Spencer, has 90 rooms and 550 acres.
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