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Charles Spencer auctions off special tribute dedicated to his late sister

The Earl took to social media

charles spencer aucitions off special tribute© Photo: Rex
July 8, 2022
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Princess Diana's brother Earl Spencer took to social media to reveal he auctioned off a special eulogy dedicated to his late sister whilst holding a generous fundraising event at Althorp House, on Wednesday.

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The heartfelt tribute, written by Charles, was bought for £4,000 along with signed copies of his seven books, in an auction held at the exciting evening which was organised in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund.

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Captioning a stunning sun-lit snap of the Althorp Estate, Charles penned: "Last night we hosted a fundraising party at @althorphouse for the Army Benevolent Fund - @soldierscharity - while musicians from Northampton High School played beautifully.

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"At the charitable auction, kind bidders bought a copy of my eulogy for my late sister + signed copies of my seven published books for nearly £4,000, and many other lots raised funds for former soldiers.

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Charles welcomed students from Northampton High School

"My father and grandfather- soldiers both - would have approved of the cause and the occasion. And the sky was the perfect backdrop to such a happy event."

Northampton High replied: "It was an honour to be a part of such a special evening, thank you so much again for having us!"

Other followers left their messages for the 58-year-old on the fabulous photo. One wrote: "Amazing Fundraiser Charles. Brilliant work by all involved."

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Charles resides at Althorp House with his wife Karen

A second added: "Your eulogy for Diana … beautifully written and incredibly moving."

A third penned: "What a sky!!! What a good cause."

The special auction took place just days after the Earl marked Diana's 61st birthday with a special video, which saw him visiting the site of his late sister's grave on the grounds of Althorp House.

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Princess Diana is thought to be buried on the grounds of the Althorp Estate

Charles took to his Instagram Stories with a clip of ducks flying overhead as he made a trip to the lake on the grounds of Althorp House where Diana's grave stands.

Captioning the post, he penned: "Duck fly past," whilst also capturing the stunning surroundings where it is thought Diana was laid to rest.

The Earl also shared a special photo on his Instagram feed to mark the poignant day.

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Charles took to Instagram to mark Diana's 61st birthday

Captioning a picture of a plaque set in the ground in honour of Princess Diana which he found walking through a park in London, he penned: "Yesterday I was crossing a park in London when I suddenly came across this in the pathway - one of the many that stud parts of the capital, in Diana’s memory.

"Amazing to think of the enduring impact of a woman who died so young. Today - 25 years on - would have been her 61st birthday."

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