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This “Mystery Note” Predicted Princess Diana’s Car Accident – Best Life

This "Mystery Note" Predicted Princess Diana's Car Accident - Best Life

Did Princess Diana predict the car accident that would end her life? According to revelations in four-part docuseries The Diana Studies, the “Mishcon Note” suggested that the late princess may have been worried about her future. Read on to see what the documentary revealed and why Diana “longed for someone to hug me and encourage me to stay strong and hold my head high.”

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Victor Mishcon was Princess Diana’s personal legal representative. During a private meeting on October 30, 1995 with Diana and her personal secretary Patrick Jephson, she is said to have told Mishcon that “reliable sources” had warned her that attempts were being made to “get rid of her” by April 1996, either by a car. accident or other dangerous incident. Diana also reportedly said the potential injury was meant to leave her “off balance”. Mishcon made a note of the meeting, hence the ‘Mishcon Note’.

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Diana died less than two years later, along with her partner Dodi Al-Fayed and their driver Henri Paul, on August 31, 1997. An official police investigation was opened into her death on January 6, 2004, led by the then Chief of Police Jan Stevens. . The 832 page report called Operation Paget was released in December 2006. “The most important thing about that report, and the moment you had to wait a moment, the light that suddenly shone through the darkness, was the Mishcon Note,” Michael Mansfield, a lawyer representing Mohamed Al-Fayed, the billionaire father of Dodi, says in the docuseries. “The note was put in a safe at the New Scotland Yard.”

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“The letter was given by Lord Mishcon to my predecessor, Paul Condon, and he put it in his vault,” Lord Stevens, who led the investigation into Diana’s death, tells the Daily Beast. “I was not made aware of this until I became Commissioner myself…and it was pointed out to me that Lord Mishcon had said he had not really attached much importance to it. However, when the coroner announced his inquest, I made sure that A letter was immediately given to the Royal Coroner, who at the time was Michael Burgess and subsequently became Lord Justice Scott Baker.”

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“We followed up on the Mishcon letter,” said Lord Stevens. “I interviewed Lord Mishcon three times and made further statements about that letter because I was very concerned about it. I saw Lord Mishcon about a month before he died, about the spring of 2005, and he stuck to it. fact that he thought she was paranoid, and he didn’t have much faith in it. He was her lawyer, and remember that a lawyer has legal obligations to their clients. He was kind enough not to make a mistake about it.”

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According to Diana’s butler Paul Burrell, there was another message she wrote in October 1996, two months after her divorce from Prince Charles. Burrell included the alleged note in his 2003 memoir A royal duty. “I am sitting here at my desk in October, longing for someone to hug me and encourage me to stay strong and hold my head high,” Diana wrote. “This particular phase in my life is the most dangerous – my husband plans ‘accident’ in my car, brake failure and serious head injuries to clear the way for him to marry Tiggy.” Tiggy Legge-Bourke was Charles’ assistant and babysitter for William and Harry. The BBC continues to face massive criticism for the behavior of their journalist Martin Bashir, who tricked Diana into her infamous Panorama interview by lying about having information connecting Charles to Legge-Bourke.

    Entrance to the Pont de l'Alma tunnel, the site where Princess Diana was fatally injured.    Entrance to the Pont de l'Alma tunnel, the site where Princess Diana was fatally injured.
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Authorities have made it clear they do not believe there was a conspiracy against Diana, including Lord Stevens who claimed “with 100 percent certainty” that her death was unintentional. “When she brought me that note, the princess was going through a really awkward part of her life, so she wasn’t stable and her feelings were erratic,” Burrell says. Look for more information The Diana Studies on Discovery+.