Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma has died

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Patricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma died on June 13, 2017 at the age of 93 at her home in Mersham, Kent, England.  The following was released by her family:
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of the Countess Mountbatten of Burma.
Patricia Mountbatten died peacefully on Tuesday 13 June at her home in Mersham, Kent, surrounded by her children. Her husband, the celebrated film producer Lord Brabourne, died in 2005. The arrangements for a funeral in London followed by a burial service in Mersham will be announced in due course.
– KNATCHBULL AND MOUNTBATTEN FAMILIES
Patricia Edwina Victoria (Mountbatten) Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of Burma, Dowager Lady Brabourne was a British peer in her own right and the elder of the two daughters of Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma and his wife, the heiress Edwina Ashley. In 1946, Patricia married John Knatchbull, 7th Baron Brabourne and the couple had eight children. Upon the assassination of her father in 1979 (scroll down), Patricia succeeded to his titles as her father’s peerages had been created by the Crown with special remainder to his daughters and their heirs male.
The Countess was a first cousin of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as her father and the Duke’s mother were siblings.  She was also a great-great-grandchild of Queen Victoria via her daughter Princess Alice. The Countess’ eldest son Norton Louis Philip Knatchbull, 8th Baron Brabourne will succeed her as 3rd Earl Mountbatten of Burma.
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