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Countess Mountbatten of Burma

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Countess Mountbatten of Burma

Person   Born 28/11/1901 Died 21/2/1960

Vicereine of India and director of emergency relief services. Born Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley at 32 Bruton Street. A leading member of London society, she married Lord Louis Mountbatten in 1922. The marriage was unconventional and she was rumoured to have had affairs with several prominent people. After the independence of India, she worked for many charitable organisations. She died at Jesselton, North Borneo, and was buried at sea off Portsmouth.

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Earl and Countess Mountbatten

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