Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven VA (born Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine; 5 April 1863 – 24 September 1950) was the eldest daughter of Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, and Princess Alice of the United Kingdom, daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha .
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (5 April 1863 - 24 September 1950) was the eldest child of Princess Alice of the United Kingdom and Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse. She was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married Prince Louis of Battenberg.
With their lives encompassing everything from a classic fairytale to a Greek tragedy, the true story of the Hesse sisters is far from dull. Victoria. The eldest daughter of Princess Alice (the third child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert) and Louis IV, the Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, Victoria was born in Windsor Castle in April 1863.
This week marks the anniversary of the birth of Princess Victoria of Hesse, who was born on 5 April in 1863. Highly intellectual, she was said to be a keen reader and a ‘walking encyclopaedia’.
Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie, born on April 5th 1863 at Windsor Castle, grew up very close to her mother, Princess Alice. Queen Victoria’s third child had married Prince Louis...
Victoria of Hesse. Birth. 5 Apr 1863. Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England. Death. 24 Sep 1950 (aged 87) Kensington, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England. Burial. St. Mildred's Churchyard.
On April 30, 1884, in the chapel of the Old Palace in Darmstadt, Grand Duchy of Hesse and by Rhine, now in Hesse, Germany, Victoria married her father’s first cousin, Prince Louis of Battenberg, the son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine, and Princess Julia of Battenberg (born Countess Julia Hauke).
Princess Alice VA CI (Alice Maud Mary; 25 April 1843 – 14 December 1878) was Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine from 13 June 1877 until her death in 1878 as the wife of Grand Duke Louis IV. She was the third child and second daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.
Princess Victoria VA, CI, GCStJ (Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary; 6 July 1868 – 3 December 1935) was the fourth child and second daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra and the younger sister of King George V . Early life and education Princess Victoria of Wales (left) as a teenager, together with her sisters Maud (centre) and Louise (right)
On this day, 24th May 1874, Princess Marie, daughter of Princess Alice and granddaughter of Queen Victoria, was born at New Palace, Darmstadt. Known as ‘May’ by close family and ‘Maly’ by her mother, she was christened Marie Viktoria Feodore Leopoldine, in July 1874. As the youngest child of Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse and ...