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A young Prince Alfred of Great Britain (later Duke of Edinburgh) with his newly wed sister Alice Princess of Great Britain, Princess Louis of Hesse and by the Rhine.

Princess Irene of Hesse, daughter of Princess Alice of Great Britain and Grand Duke Louis of Hesse.

Princess Alice of Great Britain, The Grand Duchess of Hesse wearing the Hesse Diamond Tiara

Prince Ludwig of Hesse and his fiance Margaret Geddes. It was to their wedding in 1937 that Louis' brother, the Grand Duke of Hesse, and sister-in-law (nee Cecilie, Princess of Greece and Denmark, sister of the Duke of Edinburgh) were travelling when their plane crashed at Ostend, killing all aboard. Louis became Grand Duke of Hesse, and his wedding was moved forward and very quiet.

The Hesse Family. Alice, daughter of Queen Victoria, her husband, Louis of Hesse and their children, including the future Duke, Ernst Ludwig, and the future Empress of Russia, Alix.

Princess Alice of Hesse (Darmstadt) and By Rhine. "AL"

Louis IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine. 1878

Princess Victoria of Hesse and by the Rhine with her daughter Princess Alice of Battenberg and granddaughter Princess Margareta of Greece and Denmark