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Monday, November 13, 2017

Lady Cynthia Rosalie Postan 1918-2017

_. The Lady Cynthia Postan, who died 12 November, 2017, aged 99, was a debutante & MI5 secretary who wrote official reports on jet engines before becoming an expert of plants and porcelain. She was a scion of the Earls of Albemarle.

She was born Lady Cynthia Rosalie Keppel, 25 June, 1918, the second daughter of the 9th Earl of Albemarle (1882-1979), by his first wife Lady Judith Sydney Myee Wynn-Carrington (d 1928), fourth daughter of the 1st and last Marquess of Lincolnshire, KG.

She married 8 Dec, 1944, Professor Michael Moissey Postan (who d 1981), by whom she had issue.


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