Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma has died aged 93 on June 13, 2017 - She is Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh's first cousin and god mother to Prince Charles

Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma and her dogs Sandy and Skye at the family home in Mersham, Kent in 2004.

Irish police officer looking through rubble remains of the Shadow V boat which Earl Mountbatten was on when it was blown up by IRA in 1979.  Patricia, 2nd Countess of Mountbatten survived an IRA bomb that was placed on the family boat as they holidayed. Her father Earl Mountbatten and teen son Nicholas Knatchbull died in the blast.

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day, November 20, 1947. Second from left, standing at the back is bridesmaid, Lady Patricia Mountbatten: in front of her in the lavender dress is Queen Mary, the mother of King George VI; Philip's mother, Princess Alice of Greeceis beside her (2nd from left, front row). The best man is Maleford Haven. Princess Margaret is the bridemaid to the right of Prince Philip. the standing group at the right consists of King George VI, HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and Princess Alice of Athlone

Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma with members of his family on his thirty-foot boat, Shadow V, at Mullaghmore, County Sligo in the Republic of Ireland, circa 1975 just four years it was blown up

The Countess's father Earl Mountbatten, who was a beloved uncle of Prince Charles, died in the attack inn 1979, Mountbatten, his grandson Nicholas, and two others were killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), which had placed a bomb in his fishing boat, Shadow V, in Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland.

Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma pictured with Prince Charles in 1980

Patricia Mountbatten has died aged 93. In this picture, The Countess Mountbatten of Burma is seen as World War II veterans gather to commemorate the 6oth anniversary of VJ Day which marked the end of the war, at the Imperial War Museum on August 15, 2005 in London, England.

Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Prince Philip's cousin, accompanied by Mr. Michael-John Knatchbull, attends a service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh's Diamond Wedding Anniversary, November 19, 2007 in London, England.

Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma pictured in 1992.  -  A Wednesday statement issued on behalf of the Knatchbull and Mountbatten families on said: 'Patricia Mountbatten died peacefully on Tuesday 13th June at her home in Mersham, Kent, surrounded by her children. Her husband, the celebrated film producer Lord Brabourne, died in 2005.'

Countess Patricia Mountbatten Attending The Wedding Of Her Son Norton Knatchbull (lord Romsey) In A Wheelchair After Receiving Injuries In A Bomb Explosion Which Killed Her Father Earl Mountbatten

(L-R) Lady Pamela Hicks with her older sister  Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma are photographed for Vanity Fair Magazine on February 4, 2013 in London, United Kingdom.

 

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