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  1. princess victoria alberta elizabeth mathilde marie of hesse and by rhine (5 april 1863 – 24 september 1950), later victoria mountbatten, marchioness of milford haven, 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 …

  2. Sep 23, 2021 · Princess Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie of Hesse and by Rhine was born in the Tapestry Room at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, on April 5, 1863, in the presence of her grandmother, and namesake, Queen Victoria. The two Victorias shared a very close bond that would last their entire lives.

  3. Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine. Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (5 April 1863 - 24 September 1950) was the oldest 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. Her children were Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl ...

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    Victoria was born on Easter Sunday at Windsor Castle in the presence of her maternal grandmother, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom. She was christened in the Lutheran faith in the arms of the Queen on 27 April. Her early life was spent at Bessungen, a suburb of Darmstadt, Germany, until the family moved to the New Palace at Darmstadt when she w...

    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 were engaged the followi...

    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 Government "who fe...

    With the help of her lady-in-waiting, Baroness Sophie Buxhoeveden, Victoria wrote an unpublished memoir, held in the Mountbatten archive at the University of Southampton, which remains an interesting source for royal historians.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 and an introdu...

    5 April 1863 – 30 April 1884: Her Grand Ducal HighnessPrincess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine
    30 April 1884 – 14 July 1917: Her Grand Ducal HighnessPrincess Louis of Battenberg
    14 July – 7 November 1917: Lady Mountbatten
    7 November 1917 – 11 September 1921: The Most HonourableThe Marchioness of Milford Haven
    Massie, 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.
    Sherman, Theresa (pseud. of Ilana D. Miller) (2008). The Royal Mob. Baltimore, Maryland: PublishAmerica. ISBN 978-1-60441-774-6.
    Portraits of Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  4. Feb 08, 2021 · Princess Victoria Of Hesse And By Rhine and her husband moved to Europe where they lived in a succession of houses in different parts of the country because of her husband’s post as an Officer in the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy. They lived in Chichester, Sussex, Walton-on-Thames, and Schloss Heiligenberg, Jugenheim.

  5. Jan 04, 2022 · Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie born on the 5th of April 1863, at Windsor Castle, grew up closely with her mother princess Alice. The third child of Queen Victoria had been married to the prince Louis of Hesse and by Rhine and shortly after her birth, Victoria was taken to the family home in Darmstadt where a wonderful childhood began.

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