Monday, October 26, 2020

Luisa Edwina Howard [nee Portman] 1931-2020

_. Luisa Edwina Howard, who died 18 October, 2020, aged 89, was a scion of the Viscounts Portman.

She was born Luisa Edwina Portman, 6 June, 1931, daughter of Brigadier Guy Maurice Berkeley Portman [1890-1961], by his wife the former Miriam Katherine Taylor [1894-1975].

Her father was a great-grandson of the 1st Viscount Portman [1799-1888], and a great-great grandson of the 2nd Earl of Harewood [1767-1841]. Her mother, was a daughter of George William Taylor [1864-1929], by his wife the former Lady Elizabeth Emma Geraldine Egerton [1865-1953], daughter of the 4th Earl of Wilton [1839-98]. She married 29 May, 1952, Christopher David Howard [1928-1991], by whom she had two daughters, Davina Elizabeth [born 1953], and Belinda Jane [born 1956].


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