Frances Shand Kydd

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

Frances Shand Kydd  British Spouse


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Frances Shand Kydd passed away on 3rd Jun 2004 aged 68.


Frances Shand Kydd was previously married to John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1954 - 1967).


British Spouse Frances Shand Kydd was born Frances Ruth Roche on 20th January, 1936 in Sandringham, Norfolk, England and passed away on 3rd Jun 2004 Scotland aged 68. She is most remembered for Mother of Princess Diana. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Frances Shand Kydd is a member of the following lists: Deaths from brain tumor, Seil and British courtesy viscountesses.


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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

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 woman who was "certainly complicated" and also "funny, warm, intelligent, and energetic." After Diana's death on 31 August 1997, Shand Kydd devoted the final years of her life to Roman Catholic charity work.

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Frances Shand Kydd68 CapricornSpouse
John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer68 AquariusSocialite




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