The sad mystery of Prince John: “The Lost Prince.”

Libby-Jane Charleston
6 min readAug 10, 2020

Prince John was the youngest child of George V and Queen Mary, the young prince diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of four.

He was eventually sent away from the palace to Sandringham House where his governess looked after him until his death at the age of 13, following a severe seizure.

Libby-Jane Charleston

Journalist, ex-ABC TV, HuffPost AU Assoc Editor, ABC TV, author, poet, mother of 3 boys, cancer Survivor, history lover