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Her Royal Highness Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1885-1969) née Her Serene Highness Princess Alice of Battenberg (Prince Phillip's Mother)

from L'ancienne cour

L'ancienne cour -Prince Andrew of Greece and wife Princess Alice of... -


A smiling Queen Victoria, with her daughter Princess Beatrice (standing), her grand-daughter Princess Victoria of Battenberg (nee, of Hesse and by Rhine) and her great-granddaughter Princess Alice of Battenberg. Little Alice went on to marry Andrew of Greece and Denmark and became the mother of Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh and consort of Queen Elizabeth II.

from Mail Online

The other Queen mother: She spent two years in an asylum, then became a nun. A new documentary explores the unconventional life of the Queen’s mother-in-law, Princess Alice

Prince Philip with his mother Princess Alice of Greece in 1957. Alice was a loving mother but enforced separation from her young son helped to forge Prince Philip’s self-reliant, sometimes cussedly independent spirit.