Court of Appeal
“A person who held an irrational and scandalous belief that he was the son of the late Princess Margaret was nevertheless entitled to have a substantive hearing of his claim to inspect the wills of the princess and the Queen Mother.”
The Times, 19th February 2008
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“The process by which a judge had ordered that the wills of two deceased members of the royal family should not be open to public inspection was not transparent, nor were the criteria applied plain, and, therefore, a person who had applied to inspect the wills was entitled to have a substantive hearing of his application, even though it was motivated by an irrational and scandalous belief.”
WLR Daily, 11th February 2008
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“An accountant who claims he may be the illegitimate son of the late Princess Margaret has won the right to a full court hearing on whether he should be allowed to view her will and that of the late Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.”
The Times, 8th February 2008