UK Daily Mail
Friday December 7, 2007
The Duke of Edinburgh’s top aide is to appear at the inquest into the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, next week, it has been announced.
Private secretary Brigadier Sir Miles Hunt-Davis is certain to be asked about Harrods tycoon Mohamed al Fayed’s claim that the Duke ordered Diana’s “murder” in a car crash in Paris in 1997.
The Princess’s close friend Rosa Monkton and her stepmother Raine, Countess Spencer, are also listed to give evidence as the inquest enters its 11th week.
In a key few days of evidence Alberto Repossi – the jeweller at the centre of claims that Dodi Fayed had bought an an engagement ring for the Princess – and MP Nicholas Soames, whom Diana allegedly “feared”, will also be called.