Edwina Cynthia Annette Mountbatten (Ashley), Countess Mountbatten of Burma (1901 - 1960) MP

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Birthplace: Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Jesselton, North Borneo, Malaysia
Occupation: Mountbatten admitted "Edwina and I spent all our married lives getting into other people's beds."
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About Edwina Cynthia Annette Mountbatten (Ashley), Countess Mountbatten of Burma

"Edwina Cynthia Annette Mountbatten, Countess Mountbatten of Burma, GBE, DCVO, CI, DStJ (28 November 1901 – 21 February 1960) was an English heiress, socialite, relief-worker, wife of Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, and last Vicereine of India"


Edwina Mountbatten

Born: Edwina Cynthia Annette Ashley

28 November 1901

Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire, England

Died: 21 February 1960 (aged 58)

Jesselton, North Borneo

Title: Countess Mountbatten of Burma

Spouse(s): Louis Mountbatten

(m. 1922–1960)

Issue: Patricia Knatchbull

Pamela Hicks



Wilfred William Ashley

Amalia Mary Maud Cassel








[S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 184. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 202. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

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Edwina Mountbatten, Countess Mountbatten of Burma's Timeline

November 28, 1901
Broadlands, Romsey, Hampshire, England
July 18, 1922
Age 20
St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England
February 14, 1924
Age 22
Brook House, Park Lane, London, England
April 19, 1929
Age 27
Barcelona, CT, Spain
February 21, 1960
Age 58
Jesselton, North Borneo, Malaysia
buried at sea off the coast of Portsmouth