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  1. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, VA, CI, GCVO, GBE, RRC (Louisa Caroline Alberta; 18 March 1848 – 3 December 1939) was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert . In her public life, she was a strong proponent of the arts and higher education and of the feminist cause.

  2. Princess Louise Marie Elisabeth of Prussia ( German: Luise; 3 December 1838 – 23 April 1923) was Grand Duchess of Baden from 1856 to 1907 as the wife of Grand Duke Frederick I. Princess Louise was the second child and only daughter of Wilhelm I, German Emperor, and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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    Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife VA, CI was the third child and eldest daughter of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom; she was a younger sister of George V. Louise was given the title of Princess Royal in 1905. Known by her shy and quiet personality, Louise remained a low-key member of the royal family throughout her lif...

    Louise was born on 20 February 1867 at Marlborough House, the London residence of her parents, the Prince and Princess of Wales. Louise's father was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Her mother was the eldest daughter of Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark. From birth, as the granddaughter of the British monarch, she had the ...

    Despite her mother's attempts to keep her daughters unmarried and by her side, on Saturday 27 July 1889, Louise married Alexander Duff, 6th Earl Fife, who was eighteen years her senior, at the Private Chapel in Buckingham Palace with the Archbishop of Canterbury officiating at the service. Her bridesmaids were Princesses Maud and Victoria of Wales,...

    On 9 November 1905, Edward VII created Louise the Princess Royal, the highest honour bestowed on a female member of the royal family. At the same time, the King declared that the two daughters of the Princess Royal would be styled as princesses, with the style and attribute of "Highness" and with precedence immediately after all members of the roya...

    After the death of her husband, Louise led a reclusive life. Sometimes she accompanied her mother and sister Victoria to public events. In the years leading up to her death Louise suffered from heart disease. In October 1929 at Mar Lodge she was taken ill with gastric hemorrhage and was brought back to London. Louise died in her sleep fifteen month...

    Upon her marriage, Louise was granted a coat of arms, being those of the Royal Arms of the United Kingdom with an inescutcheon for Saxony, all differenced with a label argent of five points, the outer pair and centre bearing crosses gules, and the inner pair bearing thistles prop

  3. Princess Louise Marie Amélie of Belgium (18 February 1858 – 1 March 1924) was the eldest child and daughter of King Leopold II and Queen Marie Henriette of Belgium. She was a member of the House of Wettin in the branch of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

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    Princess Louise Caroline Alberta was born at Buckingham Palace in London, England. She was the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoriaand Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Louise was named after her paternal grandmother, step-great-grandmother and father respectively. Her birth received little public attention because of concern that th...

    On 21 March 1871, Louise married John Campbell, Marquess of Lorne. Louise was the first British princess to marry a non-royal spouse since King Henry VIII’s sister Mary married Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk in 1515. Louise’s brother, the future Edward VII, strongly objected to the match, but Queen Victoriasupported a marriage that would allow he...

    Louise focused her artistic endeavours on sculpture and exhibited her work. Her bust of her brother Prince Arthur was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1869, and her statue of Queen Victoria remains on display outside Kensington Palace. Louise’s marriage allowed her to escape the seclusion of the royal court and engage with other British artists. L...

    On the advice of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, Lorne was appointed governor general of Canada in 1878. Prior to his appointment, Lorne was a Member of Parliament in the UK, but his position as the Queen’s son-in-law limited his activities there. The Canadian appointment offered the couple a degree of independence. They arrived in Halifa...

    During the 19th century, Canadian artists often left Canada to establish their reputations, exhibiting their work in the United States or Great Britain. When Louise arrived in Canada, there were provincial societies for artists, but no organizations at the national level where Canadian artists could learn from one another and exhibit their work in ...

    The 1880 exhibition developed into the modern National Gallery of Canada. In 1882, the gallery received its first permanent home, a remodelled builders’ workshop at the Department of Public Works on Parliament Hill. Lorne attended the opening with a large party. The initial collection consisted mostly of diploma works from the newly created Royal C...

    Louise was the first member of the royal family to visit British Columbia, arriving in Victoria with Lorne in 1882. The railway across Canada was not yet complete, so the couple travelled across the United States by train then by ship along the west coast to reach British Columbia. The visit had diplomatic significance because the completion of the...

    A number of Canadian military regiments were named for Louise. The 66th The Halifax Battalion of Infantry became the 66th Battalion “Princess Louise” Fusiliers in 1879. Louise became patron of Ottawa’s cavalry troop, which became the Princess Louise Dragoon Guards in 1903. In 1884, the 8th Regiment of Cavalry became the 8th Princess Louise’s New Br...

    Louise remained engaged with Canada and Canadian institutions after departing the country at the end of Lorne’s tenure as governor general in 1883. During the North-West Resistance of 1885, Louise sent medical supplies to the Battle of Fish Creek and Batoche with instructions that assistance was to be provided for both sides. In 1882, the land that...

    In his 1884 book, Canada Under the Administration of Lord Lorne, J.E. Collins recalled: “Those who come into contact with the princess, never weary of telling that she was a true and noble woman, always desirous of doing well for her kind, eager in giving assistance to every project of art and education, not less than her husband generally interest...

  4. 12/12/2019 · Princess Louise (February 20, 1867–January 4, 1931) was the eldest daughter of King Edward VII. Also known as the Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife, she had no surviving male offspring, and the direct-line male descendants of her daughters were counted in the line of royal succession. Fast Facts: Princess Louise

  5. Bold Facts About Princess Louise, The Rebel Daughter Of Queen Victoria Born on the eve of Europe’s first wave of Revolutions, Queen Victoria knew that her daughter Princess Louise was bound to be special. And special she was. Princess Louise was a precocious child who matured into a controversial, mysterious revolutionary.