Louis, first Earl Mountbatten

Standard Name: Mountbatten, Louis,,, first Earl
Used Form: Lord Louis Mountbatten


Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Family and Intimate relationships Barbara Cartland
She had a longtime friendship and claimed a later romance with Lord Louis Mountbatten (disputed by a number of his friends and relatives).
Textual Features Agatha Christie
This novel opens with the narrator, Dr Sheppard, and his butler discovering the body of Roger Ackroyd in the library. Sheppard sends the butler to fetch the police while he did what little had to...
Textual Features Elizabeth Taylor
As a study of old age this is unique among ET 's writing, but it shares her distinctive blend of tough-mindedness with sensitive feeling. Her heroine, the widowed Mrs Palfrey, feels she grew up in...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Jan Morris
This time the story begins with Kitchener 's re-taking of Khartoum, and ends with the death in 1965 of Winston Churchill , presented as the last imperialist. In it JM appeals to her own...


22 March 1947
Lord Louis Mountbatten arrived in Delhi as the last Viceroy of India, with a brief to end British rule by June 1948. He accelerated this timetable, and Independence was dated 15 August 1947.