The sitter, Sir Wyndham Knatchbull-Wyndham (1737–1763), 6th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1763 to his uncle; Sir Edward Knatchbull (d. 1789), 7th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1789 to his son; Sir Edward Knatchbull (d. 1819), 8th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1819 to his son; Sir Edward Knatchbull (d. 1849), 9th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1849 to his son; Sir Norton Joseph Knatchbull (d. 1868), 10th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed to his son; Sir Edward Knatchbull (d. 1871), 11th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1871 to his uncle; Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, 12th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, by descent to; Sir Cecil Marcus Knatchbull-Hugessen (b. 1863), 4th Baron Brabourne,(1) 13th Bt., Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed to; Michael Knatchbull, 5th Baron Brabourne, Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed to his brother; Lt. Norton Cecil Michael Knatchbull (1922–1943),(2) 6th Baron Brabourne, Mersham Hatch, Kent, bequeathed 1943 to his brother; John Ulrich Knatchbull (1914–2005),(3) 7th Baron Brabourne, Mersham Hatch, Kent, sold 1994 through; [Simon C. Dickenson, Ltd, London and New York to]; LACMA
(1) The first Baron Brabourne was Edward Knatchbull-Hugessen (1829-1893), the sixth son of Sir Edward Knatchubll, 9th Bt., the eldest son of his marriage to his second wife, Fanny Catherine Knight (niece of Jane Austen). Following the death of his grandson at Neuve Chapelle in 1915, the title and properties reverted to his uncle Cecil Marcus Knatchbull-Hugessen. See Bolton 1921, p. 372.
(2) Lieutenant Knatchbull served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II. In 1943 he was wounded and captured by the Germans in Italy. He was later executed by his captors after attempting to escape. Unmarried, his titles passed to his younger brother.
(3) Married in 1946 to Patricia Mountbatten of Burma, the elder daughter and heiress of Viscount Mountbatten, later 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, he was also known as John Brabourne, the producer of such Hollywood films as Romeo and Juliet (1968), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Death on the Nile (1978), and Passage to India (1984).
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