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Frances Shand Kydd
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Frances Shand Kydd

Viscountess
Female
Born Jan 20, 1936

The Honourable Frances Shand Kydd was the mother of Diana, Princess of Wales. Biographer Max Riddington, who was the writer of Frances: The Remarkable Story of Princess Diana's Mother, described Frances as a woman who was "certainly complicated" and also "funny, warm, intelligent" and "energetic". After Diana's death on 31 August 1997, Frances devoted the final years of her life to Roman Catholic charity work.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1936 Birth Shand Kydd was born Frances Ruth Roche in Park House, on the royal estate at Sandringham, Norfolk, on 20 January 1936. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

2004 68 Years Old Shand Kydd died in a Scottish hospital at the age of 68 on 3 June 2004 following a long illness that included Parkinson's disease and brain cancer. … Read More
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