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Carisbrooke, Marquess of (UK, 1917 - 1960)
Creation: let.pat. 18 July 1917
Extinct: 23 Feb 1960
Family name: Mountbatten
Quarterly, 1st and 4th grand quarters, the Royal Arms as borne by Queen Victoria differenced by a Label of three points Argent the centre point charged with a Heart Gules and each of the other points with a Rose of the last barbed and seeded proper; 2nd and 3rd grand quarters, quarterly, 1st and 4th, Azure Lion rampant double queued barry of ten Argent and Gules armed and langued of the last crowned Or within a Bordure company and the second and third; 2nd and 3rd, Argent two Pallets Sable
1st: Out of a Coronet Or two Horns barry of ten Argent and Gules issuing from each three Linden Leaves Vert and from the outer side of each four Branches barwise having three like Leaves pendant therefrom of the last; 2nd: Out of a Coronet Or a Plume of four Ostrich Feathers alternatively Argent and Sable
On either side a Lion guardant double queued Or
In Te Domine Spero (I trust in you, o Lord)
HH Prince Alexander Albert of Battenberg later Alexander Albert [Mountbatten], 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, GCB GCVO
1st son and heir of Col HSH Prince Henry Maurice of Battenberg KG PC (3rd son of HGDH Prince Alexander of Hesse and the Rhine GCB by his morganatic wife Countess Julie von Hauke, Princess of Battenberg), by his wife HRH Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodora GBE VA CI, 5th dau. of Queen Victoria
23 Nov 1886
19 Jul 1917 Lady Irene Frances Adza Denison GBE (b. 4 Jul 1890; d. 16 Jul 1956), only dau. of William Francis Henry [Denison], 2nd Earl of Londesborough, by his wife Lady Grace Adelaide Fane, 1st dau. of Francis William Henry [Fane], 12th Earl of Westmorland
1. Lady Iris Victoria Beatrice Grace Mountbatten (b. 13 Jan 1920; d. 1 Sep 1982), mar. (1) 15 Feb 1941 (div. 1946) Capt Hamilton Joseph Keyes O'Malley, 1st son of Lt Col Middleton Joseph O'Malley-Keyes, of Ross House, Westport, (2) 5 May 1957 (div. 1957) Michael Neely Bryan, of Pound Ridge, New York, USA, son of James R Bryan, of Byhalia, Mississippi, USA, by his wife Laura A Neely, and (3) 11 Dec 1965 as his second wife William Alexander Kemp, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, son of Clarence Arthur Kemp by his wife Helen Janet Ballantyne, and had issue by her second husband
s.p.m. 23 Feb 1960
18 Jul 1917 Viscount Launceston, of Launceston in the County of Cornwall, Earl of Berkhamsted and Marquess of Carisbrooke
granted 13 Dec 1886 by Royal Warrant the style and title of Highness; served in the Royal Navy 1902-08; joined the Grenadier Guards 1911, Lieut 1913, Capt 1915, retired 1919; KCVO 1910; GCVO 1911; relinquished at the request of King George V for himself and his issue the use of the styles, titles and designations "Highness", "Prince" and "of Battenberg" in the Grand Duchy of Hesse or German Empire to him or to them belonging, and assumed for himself and his issue the surname Mountbatten by Royal Licence 14 Jul 1917; GCB 1927
On the death of the 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke all his titles became extinct.
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