raine spencer

Raine, Countess Spencer (née McCorquodale; 9 September 1929 – 21 October 2016) was a British socialite and local politician. Formerly known, by prior marriages, as the Comtesse Jean-François Pineton de Chambrun, Lady Dartmouth and Lady Lewisham, she was the daughter of Alexander McCorquodale and the romantic novelist and socialite Dame Barbara Cartland. Her taste was frequently questioned and her relationship with her stepchildren much discussed. As Countess Spencer, Raine was unpopular with her stepdaughter, Diana, Princess of Wales. Her three marriages, at varying times, accorded her five titles: the Honourable Mrs. Gerald Legge, Viscountess Lewisham, Countess of Dartmouth, Countess Spencer and Comtesse de Chambrun. Wikipedia
British Monarchist League Sat, 08/12/2017 - 17:19

Who was Raine, Countess Spencer – Diana’s not so ‘wicked’ stepmother?

Raine Spencer is often unfairly dubbed as the 'wicked' stepmother to Diana. The real story, however, couldn't be more different:
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The Guardian Sat, 08/12/2017 - 00:53

Princess Diana’s ‘Wicked’ Stepmother review

Why Di never stood a chance.
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