Monday, December 02, 2019

‘Princess’ Anne Cantacuzino 1930-2019

_. ‘Princess’ Anne Cantacuzino, widow of the late Prince Sherban Cantacuzino, died 1 December, 2019. She was 89.

She was born 27 April, 1930 as Anne Trafford, daughter of Major Cecil Edward Trafford [1884-1948] by his wife the former Monica Elizabeth Mary Clifford [1905-65], scion of the Barons Clifford of Chudleigh; married 1954, Prince Sherban Cantacuzino, CBE [1928-2018], son of Prince George Matei Cantacuzino [1899-1960], by wom she had a son, Sherbani [deceaded] and two daughters, Llinca and Marina.

Her husband was a Romanian architect and the founder and president of Pro Patrimonio foundation. Cantacuzino was the son of architect, painter and essayist Prince George Matei Cantacuzino, of the noble Cantacuzino family and his wife Sanda Știrbei, also of a family of Romanian aristocrats. 

The funeral will be held at Holy Trinity, 41 Brook Green,.. on  19 December, 2019.


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