The wedding of George V, then Duke of York, and Mary “May” of Teck, July 6, 1893.
The bridal party for this royal wedding consisted solely of the groom’s first cousins and two of his own sisters.
Left to right: (back row) Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh, Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, George Duke of York, Princess Victoria of Wales, Princess Maud of Wales.
(Front row) Princess Alice of Battenberg, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Princess Beatrice of Edinburgh, Princess Mary of Teck, Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, and Princess Patricia of Connaught
La Reina Victoria de Inglaterra con sus hijas las Princesas Helena y Beatrice de Inglaterra y sus nietos los Príncipes Alexander, Leopold, Maurice y Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, hijos de la Princesa Beatrice.
Abril de 1900
Queen Victoria of England along with her daughters Princess Helena and Princess Beatrice of England and her grandchildren Princes Alexander, Leopold and Maurice and Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, children of Princess Beatrice.
Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain wearing her Cartier Tiara (1920) and
an Emerald Demi-Parure inherited from her godmother, Empress Eugénie of
the French. Photographed by William Sumits in a room at
Claridge’s Hotel, London, 1947.
Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark nee Princess Alice of Battenberg Spam. Mother of Prince Philip and my favourite Royal!
Alix of Hesse (later Tsarina Alexandra), Queen’s Victoria servant, Prince Henry of Battenberg (Princess Beatrice’s husband), Princess Victoria of Battenberg, Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria, Grand Duke Louis IV of Hesse and the children of Beatrice and Henry including Princess Alice of Battenberg. Taken in June 1891, by which time Victoria was 72
On October 26th, 1944, Princess Beatrice died in her sleep at the age of 87. She was the youngest and last surviving child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and at the time of her death the current Queen, Elizabeth II, was 18 years old.