Who was Patricia Knatchbull, Countess Mountbatten? Prince Philip’s cousin dies age 93 Patricia Knatchbull, Countess Mountbatten, has died aged 93. Here is a look back at her life and links with royalty. Lady Mountbatten, as she was known, passed away on Tuesday, June 13. A statement from her family read: “Patricia Mountbatten died peacefully at her home in Mersham, Kent, surrounded by her children.” Prince Charles paid tribute to his godmother in a statement which read: "I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of my very special godmother, Lady Mountbatten, whom I have known and loved ever since I can first remember. She played an extremely important part in my life and I shall miss her presence most dreadfully." Buckingham Palace said that the Queen and Prince Phili
The car in which Princess Diana passed away was a harmful insurance write-off that flipped ten times in an earlier crash, it was claimed this week. The Mercedes was left unroadworthy when it lost control over 40mph, a driver who had actually owned it informed French TV. The Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed died in a 60mph accident in a Paris tunnel on August 31, 1997. A British inquest blamed paparazzi photographers going after the car and chauffeur Henri Paul, who was speeding and over the drink-driving limitation. The Mercedes S-280 was formerly owned by a marketing executive who informed French journalists it was written off by his insurance provider, a TV documentary suggests. He stated it had been stolen from him and crashed by joyriders and his insurance providers ...
'I lost my mummy when I was very young too': William comforts a little girl whose father died Heart Melting Moments: One Can See Deep Love In Catherine Duchess of Cambridge's Eyes for Prince William Specially when he discussed Princess Diana...'I lost my mummy when I was very young too': William comforts a little girl whose father died..... Tags: Prince William, Prince Harry, Princess Diana, Died, Little Girl, Mummy, Lost
Presenter Martin Lewis has told of his admiration for Prince William and Prince Harry in choosing to speak publicly about the death of their mother, as he admitted his struggle to talk about his own similar experience. The money and mental health campaigner said he still finds it difficult to come to terms with losing his own mother in a car crash when he was a child. Speaking about the royal brothers’ recent comments about the late Princess Diana, he said: “I found it difficult to watch. “I was 12 when I lost my mum in a car accident, like Prince Harry, and his bravery in being able to talk about it is something I cannot applaud enough.” A patron of children’s bereavement charity Grief Encounter, he continued: “I almost said no to becoming a patron because I would have to
Prince Harry shared his softer side when he comforted two children who had just lost their mother last year. According to The Telegraph, Harry was at a rugby match between the Royal Navy and Army when he met with 11-year-old Emily and 13-year-old Isaac Briggs during the game’s halftime. Emily and Isaac reportedly lost their mother, Kim, last year after she was struck by a cyclist while on her lunch break. “He just told us everything will be OK. Even though everything seems really bad at the moment, it will get better,” Emily said of the meeting. She added that it was “very nice” to meet him. “We talked about the cadets, we talked about rugby, about losing parents. He was the same age I was, and [it happened] in kind of a similar way,” Isaac said, adding that he was a “normal g
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Tommy Page, who was best known for his 1990 hit single "I'll Be Your Everything," was found dead on Friday, March 3, of an apparent suicide, Us Weekly can confirm. He was 46. A source tells Us that Page hanged himself, adding, "It's a shock to everyone because he was always so happy. There was no sign anything was wrong." Page was most closely associated with New Kids on the Block. The boy band's members Jordan Knight and Danny Wood cowrote "I'll Be Your Everything" with Page, earning the singer-songwriter the first and only Billboard No. 1 single of his career. He was famously NKOTB's opening act on their summer 1989 tour. R.I.P. @Tommypage https://t.co/gd3k0QARgA — Danny Wood (@dannywood) March 4, 2017 Later in his career, Page worked as an A&R executive and vice president of t
The sad news keeps coming this weekend. Just as we've learned of beloved actor Bill Paxton's death at the age of 61, we're learning another star has also passed away. Neil Fingleton, an actor whose work was featured on popular shows like Game of Thrones and Doctor Who, has tragically died. Prince Harry and The Duchess are known to be huge “Game of Thrones” fans. This is only one of the many things they bond over. It is said that they have been so close lately that Kate has become Harry’s confidante for matters of the heart, Daily Mail notes. (IBTIMES COM AU) He was only 36 years old, which makes this especially tragic; Fingleton's cause of death has been listed as heart failure. In addition to acting, Neil was known for one other huge distinction: At 7'7", he was one of the talle