A new poll has revealed that the Netflix series, The Crown has had a somewhat unexpected effect upon its viewers...

Because, despite the drama the 4th season of The Crown...

It seems as though, for some fans, it has actually improved their view of the royal family.

But not everyone agrees.

The poll's results are varied, to say the least.

Now, for those of you that haven't watched it yet, the show's fourth season is set during Margaret Thatcher’s reign as Prime Minister...

And sees rising star, Emma Corrin, step into the role of Lady Diana Spencer.

For many fans, this has been the season they've been waiting for...

But, quite predictably, it has stirred up a huge reaction, with many demanding the show to stick to "recognized facts" about who was actually responsible for Lady Di's death. Do you think Netflix will do it? Scroll on to find out more, and to hear what a royal commentator had to say on the matter...

Now, the rumors surrounding Charles and Diana's true relationship have been rife for decades.

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It's no secret that, behind the palace's closed doors, Charles and Diana were notoriously unhappy.

And it was also no secret that Charles himself wasn't the best husband...

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What with his alleged affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, and all that very royal drama.

The pair announced their engagement in February 1981...

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But, during the broadcast, many remember Charles being oddly reluctant to say he was in love with Diana.

However, regardless of the tension between the pair, they married on 29th July 1981.

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The lavish ceremony was held at St. Paul's Cathedral and was watched by over 750 million people around the world.

Soon after, they welcomed a baby into the world.

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The couple announced their pregnancy just four months after tying the knot, and, on June 21st of 1982, they welcomed Prince William into the world. And not long after that, Diana fell pregnant again, with Prince Harry being born on September 15th, 1984.

Diana threw herself into motherhood.

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She had strong ideas about how she wanted her children to be raised, often giving them more freedom than traditional royal heirs. Lady Di was also known for her extensive charity work and breaking royal boundaries in order to do things her way, which is what gave her the name, the "People's Princess."

But on top of Diana's refusal to sacrifice her identity for the sake of her title...

Charles was in a long-standing affair with Camilla Parker-Bowles, a woman he had courted before he met Diana but was ultimately deemed as an "unfit match" for the future King of England by the Royal Family.

The dynamic between Diana and the rest of the royal family was certainly no easier, either.

Rumors about Queen Elizabeth's distaste for Diana had been rife for years, with sources claiming that she was even "jealous" of the attention Diana drew from the rest of the family.

So, many weren't surprised when the couple officially separated in 1992.

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Their divorce was finalized in 1996, though Diana continued with her public appearances and charity work right up until her tragic death in 1997.

But now, over twenty years later...

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Upset has once again risen thanks in no small part to the latest season of Netflix's Royal epic The Crown as people have been forced to re-live the haunting past.

Now, of course, the topic of Princess Diana is a sensitive one among many, who are still grieving her loss over 2 decades on.

So, when the highly anticipated fourth season hit screens last month, it was bound to stir up some controversy - bringing the story of Diana and Charles to a whole new audience.

In the series, it is strongly suggested that Charles carried out his affair with Camilla while still married to Diana...

And of course, it left audiences outraged - with many in disbelief at the way Diana was portrayed to have been treated.

It's important to note the series is only based on fact...

And that some scenes have been fictionalized for entertainment purposes.

In fact, The Crown has been criticized in the past for deviating from the truth.

As well as many pointing out that it re-arranges the timeline of key historical events, as well as including fabricated conversations and plotlines.

Whether the events that took place in the fourth season are true or not has been debated heavily since it dropped...

Netflix has even been urged to stick to "recognized facts" if it covers the car accident and Diana's tragic death in the next upcoming season.

But despite all this drama, some fans have claimed that this has improved their view of the royal family.

A poll conducted by FocalData and shared by The Sunday Times showed that there has been a huge divide in the opinion of fans when it comes to the British monarchy.

The results were as follows...

At least thirty-five percent of viewers said their impression of the family had improved, while only twenty-three percent said their opinion had worsened.

It also found that forty-two percent of the 1023 participants voiced that their opinion had not changed.

It seems as though this latest season has had a dramatic influence on the statistics of individual members of the family too with rating soaring for Diana by thirty percent.

The news comes after the show had been criticized by Prince Charles' friends.

They claimed that the piece was nothing more than "trolling on a Hollywood budget." Big yikes.

We're just excited to see what's in store for the next season.

In the meantime, keep scrolling to see more news on the royal family which includes some emotional footage of Diana with her sons...