Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Guests at the Mountbatten-Ashley nuptials

July 19, 1922

King George V and Queen Mary were present for the wedding of Lord Louis Mountbatten and Miss Edwina Ashley at St. Margaret's, Westminster.  They also attended the wedding reception at Brook House, Park Lane.  Other members of the Royal Family at the wedding included Queen Alexandra,  Princess Mary and Lord Lascelles, the Duke of York, and Prince George.

Other prominent guests included the groom's sister, Princess Alice and her husband Prince Andrew of Greece, Grand Duke Michael of Russia and his wife, Countess Sophie Torby, and members of their family.  Their younger daughter, Nada, is married to Lord Louis's older brother, Lord Milford Haven.  They have two young children, Lady Tatiana Mountbatten, and Lord Medina.

1500 wedding invitations were sent out.


Kalnel said...

What became of Tatiana Mountbatten? A quick Google search doesn't reveal much, and I don't recall reading much about her.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

I wrote about Tatiana in my book. She was mentally handicapped. She was largely cared for by her aunt Zia, especially after George's death as Nada was not a good mother. She lived her final years in an institution.

Kalnel said...

That's sad to hear. I don't think I've ever read a positive account of Nada, although George seems to have been very respected.