Lady Butter, who was born in 1925, was extensively thought-about to be very near the Queen’s late husband, Prince Philip. Lady Butter was a descendent of Tsar Nicholas I of Russia and poet, novelist and playwright, Alexander Pushkin.
She died “peacefully” on Friday in London aged 97, the loss of life discover stated.
Joe Little, managing editor of Majesty Journal, wrote on Twitter: “Lady Butter was a daughter of Sir Harold and Lady Zia Wernher, and a granddaughter of Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia and Countess de Torby.
“Myra was an in depth pal of the Queen and Prince Philip since childhood and infrequently appeared in royal documentaries.”
Lady Butter was recognized for establishing the Pushkin award, celebrating literary excellence in honour of her ancestor.
However Lady Butter was additionally recognized for being a part of the Queen’s interior circle, and sustaining a long-standing friendship with the late Duke of Edinburgh.
Shortly after Prince Philip’s loss of life, Lady Butter stated the Duke had been the Queen’s “world”.
The Duke of Edinburgh died in April 2021, aged 99.
Lad Butter described the dimensions of the monarch’s loss as “incalculable”.
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Lady Butter continued: “He was a step behind strolling, however he was by no means a step behind as an individual.”
The Queen attended the ceremony when Lady Butter, née Wernher, married Main David Butter in Westminster.