Alice of Battenberg

The nieces of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

At today’s funeral service of The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, his sisters’ side of the family will be represented by two great-nephews, Princess Margarita‘s grandson Philipp, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Princess Theodora‘s grandson Prince Berthold of Baden. Princesses Sophie and Cecilie, who both married into the Grand Ducal House of Hesse, will be represented by Donatus, [read more]

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Alice of Battenberg

Alice of Battenberg – A Greek bride (Part two)

Read part one here. In August 1901, Alice made her first visit to Russia, where her two aunts Elizabeth and Alexandra, were living. Elizabeth had married Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia in 1884, while Alexandra had married Tsar Nicholas II in 1894. By October, Alice and her family were once again settled at Malta, [read more]