Princess Margaret’s Life Remembered: The Crown Season 6, Part 2 Spoilers Revealed

London, England – The final season of the popular series “The Crown” delves into significant events in the British royal family’s lives, exploring the late 1990s to the mid-2000s. Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowden’s death is a central focus of the season. Various actresses step into the role of Princess Margaret at different stages of her life, including Vanessa Kirby, Helena Bonham Carter, Lesley Manville, and Beau Gadsdon. While the series primarily centers on Queen Elizabeth II’s reign from 1952 to 2002, season 6 shines a spotlight on her sister’s later years.

In episode 8 of “The Crown” season 6, dedicated to Princess Margaret, her declining health and eventual passing are portrayed. The episode expertly juxtaposes her death with a poignant night in 1945, where Princess Margaret and then-Princess Elizabeth snuck out to celebrate VE Day. The emotional episode underscores the deep bond between the two sisters and the central theme of their relationship throughout the series.

Princess Margaret’s death at the age of 71 resulted from a series of strokes, with the first occurring in 1998. Despite undergoing surgery and quitting smoking, her health continued to deteriorate, leading to multiple strokes that culminated in her passing on February 9, 2002. The Queen Mother passed away just months later, adding to Queen Elizabeth II’s grief in a tumultuous period.

Buckingham Palace released a statement on behalf of Queen Elizabeth II following Princess Margaret’s death, expressing the royal family’s profound loss. The statement detailed Princess Margaret’s peaceful passing and the presence of her children during her final moments. The Queen’s statement was brief, given the complexities she faced, including the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death and her mother’s passing shortly after.

The conclusion of “The Crown” season 6 serves as a poignant tribute to Princess Margaret and her enduring legacy. The series effectively captures the complexities of her relationship with Queen Elizabeth II and highlights the unique bond between the two sisters. Princess Margaret’s life and commitment are honored throughout the season, offering viewers a compelling portrayal of a remarkable royal figure.

“The Crown” season 6 is now available for streaming on Netflix, providing audiences with a comprehensive look at the lives and legacies of the British royal family members.