28/08/1996 Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales divorce
On this day: Royal divorce
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The divorce was finalized in August 1996. Diana received a lump sum settlement of £17 million as well as £400,000 per year. The couple signed a confidentiality agreement that prohibited them from discussing the details of the divorce or of their married life. Days before, letters patent were issued with general rules to regulate royal titles after divorce.