Frances Shand Kydd

Lady Diana Spencer and Prince Charles wedding - 29 July 1981
1936 - 2004

Frances Shand Kydd  British Spouse


Frances Ruth Shand Kydd (née Roche; 20 January 1936 – 3 June 2004) was the mother of Diana, Princess of Wales. Her biographer, Max Riddington, who was the writer of Frances: The Remarkable Story of Princess Diana's Mother, described Shand Kydd as a w...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship14 yrs
Shortest Relationship14 yrs
Average Relationship Length14 yrs
First Name Frances
Middle Name Shand
Last Name Kydd
Full Name at Birth Frances Ruth Roche
Alternative Name The Honourable Frances Ruth Roche, Viscountess Althorp, The Honourable Frances Shand Kydd, Frances Shand Kydd, The Hon. Mrs Shand Kydd, The Hon. Frances
Age 68 (age at death) years
Birthday 20th January, 1936
Birthplace Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died 3rd June, 2004
Place of Death Scotland
Cause of Death Parkinson's Disease and Brain Cancer
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Red
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Spouse
Claim to Fame Mother of Princess Diana
Father Edmund Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy
Mother Ruth Roche, Baroness Fermoy
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