The Crown: Season 3, Episode 2: Margaretology
The Crown historical drama television series chronicles the reign of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s in a set of stories told in each episode with varying degrees of historical accuracy. Selected below are contemporary images from the Collection of some of the individuals portrayed within each episode.
Season 3, Episode 2: Margaretology
This episode covers the breakdown of the marriage of Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon, and is set in the latter part of 1965 around a trip they took to America, exploring the secondary status of Princess Margaret, with a flashback to 1943, and at the same time the Queen's supposed jealousy of her sister's popularity in America. It is set against the backdrop of a financial crisis in Britain and the unwllingness of President Johnson to financially support Wilson and the Labour government due to the lack of British support in Vietnam.
Lord Snowdon; David Armstong-Jones, Viscount Linley; Lady Sarah Chatto; Princess Margaret
by Cecil Beaton
Lord Snowdon; Princess Margaret
by Unknown photographer
24 April 1965
by Lord Snowdon