Hace 1 día · In April 1875, the 16-year-old Wilhelm visited Darmstadt to celebrate Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine 's 12th birthday and first expressed interest in the 11-year-old Elisabeth. He wrote in a letter to his mother that "if God grants that I may live till then I shall make her my bride once if you allow it." 
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Victoria was born on Easter Sunday at Windsor Castle in the presence of her maternal grandmother, Queen Victoria. She was christened in the Lutheran faith in the Green Drawing Room at Windsor Castle, in the arms of the Queen on 27 April. Her godparents were Queen Victoria, Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Louis III, Grand D...
At family gatherings, Victoria had often met Prince Louis of Battenberg, who was her first cousin once removed and a member of a morganatic branch of the Hessian royal family. Prince Louis had adopted British nationality and was serving as an officer in the Royal Navy. In the winter of 1882, they met again at Darmstadt, and we...
Prince Louis was forced to resign from the navy at the start of the war when his German origins became an embarrassment, and the couple retired for the war years to Kent House on the Isle of Wight, which Victoria had been given by her aunt Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll. Victoria blamed her husband's forced resignation on the ...
With the help of her lady-in-waiting, Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden, Victoria wrote a memoir, held in the Mountbatten archive at the University of Southampton, which remains an interesting source for royal historians. A selection of Queen Victoria's letters to Victoria have been published with a commentary by Richard Hough ...Grand Duchy of Hesse: Dame of the Order of the Golden Lion, 1 January 1883Kingdom of Prussia: Red Cross Medal, 1st ClassRussian Empire: Dame Grand Cross of the Order of St. CatherineMassie, Robert K. (1995). The Romanovs: The Final Chapter. New York: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-40640-8.Miller, Ilana D. (2011). The Four Graces: Queen Victoria's Hessian Granddaughters. East Richmond Heights, California: Kensington House Books. ISBN 978-0-9771961-9-7.A "sisters" biography of the fou...Mountbatten, Victoria. Recollections of Victoria Mountbatten, Marchioness of Milford Haven (PDF).Portraits of Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven at the National Portrait Gallery, London
14/06/2022 · Victoria [n 1] (née Alexandrina Victoria le 24 mai 1819 au palais de Kensington, à Londres et morte le 22 janvier 1901 à Osborne House sur l'île de Wight) fut reine du Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande du 20 juin 1837 jusqu'à sa mort. À partir du 1 er juillet 1867, elle fut également reine du Canada, ainsi qu'impératrice des Indes à compter du 1 er mai 1876, puis enfin reine ...
25/06/2022 · Princess Victoria of Hesse as well as by Rhine (* 5.4.1863, O 30.4.1884, † 24.9.1950)O Royal Prince Louis of Battenberg (* 24.5.1854, O 30.4.1884, † 11.9.1921) Princess Alice of Battenberg (* 25.2.1885, O 6.10.1903, † 5.12.1969)O Royal Prince Andrew of Greece as well as Denmark (* 2.2.1882, O 6.10.1903, † 3.12.1944)
hace 6 días · Frederick III ( German: Friedrich Wilhelm Nikolaus Karl; 18 October 1831 – 15 June 1888) or Friedrich III was German Emperor and King of Prussia for 99 days between March and June 1888, during the Year of the Three Emperors.
18/06/2022 · Louis IV (German: Ludwig IV; 12 September 1837 – 13 March 1892) was the Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine from 13 June 1877 until his death in 1892. Through his own and his children's marriages he was connected to the British Royal Family, to the Imperial House of Russia and to other reigning dynasties of Europe.