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Feb 20, 2022 · A season four episode of The Crown bought the story of Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon into the spotlight – here's the true story of the royal sisters, ...
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Who are the mental patients in The Crown?

What “The Crown” Fans Need to Know About Season 5

Nerissa Bowes-Lyon and Katherine Bowes-Lyon, first cousins of Queen Elizabeth, were secretly incarcerated in the Royal Earlswood Asylum for Mental Defectives in 1941.
The scandal, uncovered after Nerissa's death in 1986, was the subject of a 2011 documentary.
Who is the mentally challenged person in The Crown?
The new series of The Crown is extraordinary in two ways. Not only does the storyline include Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon, the Queen's cousins who both had a learning disability, but it has also cast actors with a learning disability in those parts. Many viewers might think: 'What's the big deal?
Nov 27, 2020
Does the Queen have mentally ill cousins?
In 1941, they were admitted to the now-closed Royal Earlswood Institution for Mental Defectives, and were, allegedly, treated by their family as though they never existed. Nerissa Bowes-Lyon, first cousin to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
Feb 20, 2022
Who is the woman in the mental hospital in The Crown?
In The Crown, Princess Margaret learns through a therapist that two maternal cousins, Nerissa and Katherine Bowes-Lyon, who had been recorded as deceased, were in fact alive – confined to a mental hospital.
Nov 19, 2020
Dec 21, 2021 · Mental health: Claire Foy, 37, spoken about suffering a mental breakdown when she was in her twenties (pictured last month).
Oct 24, 2021 · Edward regained his crown shortly afterwards and Henry, a dishevelled, mindless creature by this stage, was imprisoned and, according to some, murdered in 1471.
Jan 4, 2022 · King George VI wasn't sick yet in 1947. The Crown opens in 1947 with King George VI (Queen Elizabeth II's father) coughing up blood. However, in real life, King ...
Nov 12, 2021 · Thousands of people with a mental illness are coming into the criminal justice system each year but their needs are being missed at every stage.
May 23, 2022 · I heard somewhere that it was Mother Teresa who said that Jesus entered into special solidarity with the mentally ill when the crown of thorns was driven ...
Apr 1, 2022 · It may also be valuable for Magistrates to be made aware of the risks of remanding people with very severe mental illness to prison. If the Crown Court made ...
Aug 17, 2021 · This chapter is affected by the Mental Health and Cognitive Impairment ... If there is evidence of mental illness, the Crown may wish to rely on it so as to ...
Dec 23, 2021 · Eudes Pierre, 26, from Crown Heights, was shot 10 times and killed when he lunged at officers with a kitchen knife early on Monday morning, near the Utica ...