Edwina Mountbatten knew better than anyone that behind the glittering, softly lit ballrooms of high society, there were dark, twisting corridors full of secrets—after all, behind closed doors, Edwina had more than a few secrets of her own. From her scandalous marriage to her tragic twist ending, this beautiful socialite lived ten lives in one.
Edwina Mountbatten Facts
1. She Wasn’t Like You Or Me
Edwina Mountbatten was a huge society catch. Born Edwina Ashley in 1900, she was the maternal granddaughter of the powerful magnate Ernest Cassel, a financier to royals and one of the most influential men in England. In other words, baby Edwina was rolling in dough…but all her money couldn’t stop the tragedy coming her way.