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Марфо-Мариинская Обитель милосердия :: Служение Великой Матушки Елизаветы Феодоровны

Марфо-Мариинская Обитель милосердия :: Служение Великой Матушки Елизаветы Феодоровны

The lady now known as Saint Elizabeth Romanova began her life as Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Elisabeth Alexandra Louise of Hesse and by Rhine. She was born on November 1, 1864, the fourth child of Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine and Princess Alice of Great Britain. She was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria (like a great many European royals at the time) and was never after St Elizabeth of Hungary. She was known as “Ella” among her family growing up

Saint Elizabeth Romanova began her life as Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Elisabeth Alexandra Louise of Hesse and by Rhine.

Princess Cecilie of Hesse (Darmstadt) and by Rhine with her sons,Prince Ludwig & Prince Alexander of Hesse (Darmstadt) and by Rhine in 1935.A♥W

Princess Cecilie of Hesse (Darmstadt) and by Rhine with her sons,Prince Ludwig & Prince Alexander of Hesse (Darmstadt) and by Rhine in all of them perished in a plane crash.

Grand Duchess Cecilie of Hesse, nee Princess of Greece and Denmark, wife of Grand Duke Georg Donatus, sister of the present Duke of Edinburgh, wearing the Hesse star tiara.

This is the Hesse star tiara (worn by Princess Cecilie of Hesse) but I can as yet find no evidence it was worn to such an event. Worn At: Hessian Coronation --- 2014 Bavarian National Day Banquet"

Alix, as Princess Alix of Hesse.

Alix, as Princess Alix of Hesse.

The Hesse Sisters, daughters of Princess Alice of Great Britain and the Grand Duke of Hesse: clockwise from left, Victoria (later Princess Louis of Battenberg, and Prince Philip's grandmother); Elisabeth, later Grand Duchess Sergei: Irene, later Prince Henry of Prussia; and Alix, later Empress Alexandra of Russia.

Ernst Ludwig, Grand Duke of Hesse and by the Rhine, adored his four sisters Victoria, Elizabeth, Irene and Alix.

The Princess Alice (third child of Queen Victoria) with her husband Prince Louis of Hesse, 1863.

People who are NOT Queen Victoria & Prince Albert: Princess Alice and her husband the Grand Duke of Hesse, while in Britain for the wedding of Alice's brother, the future King Edward VIII.

Family at Wolfsgarten : Ernst of Hesse, Ella holding niece Princess Alice of Battenburg (prince philip's mother), Alix of Hesse, &   their father the Duke of Hesse

Family at Wolfsgarten : Ernst of Hesse, Ella holding niece Princess Alice of Battenburg (prince philip's mother), Alix of Hesse, & their father the Duke of Hesse

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