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Virtually every aspect of the royals’ recent history has been brought back into the spotlight, with comparisons made between the treatment of Meghan Markle and that of Diana, Princess of Wales 25 years ago

One name that has come up is James Hewitt, the former cavalry officer Diana admitted to having had an affair with in the mid-1990s

James Hewitt was born in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1958 and raised in Kent and Devon

Clearly, the now infamous 55-minute panorama show was the determining factor in influencing the queen to urge her son and his estranged wife into divorce, and arguably started a chain of events that ultimately ends in tragedy would

The interview with Martin Bashir was viewed as an attack on Prince Charles and the royal family, with Diana arranging the interview in secret without even telling high-ranking members of her household at Kensington Palace

The princess called royal officials “the enemy” and questioned the eligibility of the Prince of Wales as king

But she also confessed to adultery with Hewitt and said of Charles’ affair with Camilla Parker Bowles, now the Duchess of Cornwall, “There were three of us in this marriage so it was a bit crowded”

Hewitt had been asked to give riding lessons to Diana while he was still a member of the Household Cavalry, and it was at this time that his affair with the princess began

Within a few months, details of the relationship had been leaked to the press and the matter received regular coverage in British newspapers above all a full exposure in the news of the world

More extensive coverage of the relationship between Hewitt and Diana came in 1994 when Anna Pasternak – now a regular Daily Mail writer – published her bestselling book Princess in Love

Hewitt, who had left the Army, was a major source for researching the book, as his affair with Diana spanned five years from 1986 to 1991

After the affair ended, Hewitt said he was considering suicide and told Inside Edition that he had “loaded a few things to go on the ferry to France – to shoot myself,” and only one Paused plans when his mother “insisted on coming with me”

Almost 30 years away from the couple’s affair, rumors are still buzzing that Hewitt, not Charles, is Prince Harry’s biological father

This theory is often discredited by royal experts Hewitt has stated that Harry was already born at the time of the affair, and Diana attributed Harry’s red hair coloring to her side of the family – yet theorists remain

After Diana’s death, Hewitt attempted to sell his collection of personal letters to the Princess for £ 10 million in what was condemned as a breach of trust by many members of the royal household

In 2004 he was arrested and given a warning for possession of cocaine He was also denied reinstatement of his gun licenses after police found a disassembled 16-hole shotgun on the floor of his living room

13 years later, Hewitt reportedly suffered both a heart attack and a stroke in 2017, fighting for his life He was discharged from the hospital a little over a month later and is said to have recovered well at home

Now the 62-year-old is reportedly working as a gardener for 4000 pounds a year on the premises of the apartment where he lives with his elderly mother

According to the Daily Mail, Hewitt was recently seen driving a mower and raking leaves on the Devon estate However, according to some roommates, he turned some of the more notable features of the garden into a “dog dinner”

One resident claimed that Hewitt damaged a historic yew tree to “make it look regal and shape it like a wine glass”

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