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Prince Alfred, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900) by Abel Lewis, c. 1875–80 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria  

John Van der Kiste

Alfred, Prince, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, naval officer, and son of Queen Victoria, was born Alfred Ernest Albert at Windsor Castle on 6 August 1844, the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. An extroverted child, his capacity for learning delighted his parents. They feared that the comparative academic weakness of his elder brother ...

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Princess Alice (1843–1878) by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1861 The Royal Collection © 2004 HM Queen Elizabeth II

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Alice, Princess [married name Princess Louis of Hesse] (1843–1878), grand duchess of Hesse, consort of Louis IV, and daughter of Queen Victoria  

K. D. Reynolds

Alice, Princess [married name Princess Louis of Hesse] (1843–1878), grand duchess of Hesse, consort of Louis IV, and daughter of Queen Victoria, was born Alice Maud Mary at Buckingham Palace in the early morning of 25 April 1843, the third child and second daughter of ...

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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa  

Bede Clifford

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Cambridge, Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George, earl of Athlone [formerly Prince Alexander of Teck] (1874–1957), army officer and governor-general of South Africa, was born at Kensington Palace on 14 April 1874, the third son of Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth (1833–1897)...

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Charles Edward, Prince, second duke of Albany (1884–1954), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha  

Charlotte Zeepvat

Charles Edward, Prince, second duke of Albany (1884–1954), duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was born at Claremont House, Esher, on 19 July 1884, the posthumous son of Prince Leopold, duke of Albany (1853–1884), Queen Victoria's youngest son, and his wife, Princess Helen of Waldeck-Pyrmont...

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Charlotte Augusta Matilda, princess royal (1766–1828), queen of Württemberg, consort of Friedrich I  

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Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII  

Gerard Noel

Ena, princess of Battenberg (1887–1969), queen of Spain, consort of Alfonso XIII, was born Victoria Eugénie Julie Ena at Balmoral on 24 September 1887, the second child and only daughter of Princess Beatrice (1857–1944) and Prince Henry of Battenberg (1858–1896) [see under...

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Ernest Augustus (1771–1851), king of Hanover  

Alan Palmer

Ernest Augustus (1771–1851), king of Hanover, fifth son of George III and Queen Charlotte, was born on 5 June 1771 at Buckingham House (later Palace), St James's Park, London. His boyhood was spent at Kew, in a cottage set aside by George III...

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Ernest Augustus (1771–1851)  

Maker: George Dawe

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Ernest Augustus (1771–1851) by George Dawe, c. 1828 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Frederica Charlotte Ulrica Catherina [Princess Frederica of Prussia] (1767–1820)  

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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827)  

Maker: Sir David Wilkie

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Prince Frederick, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827) by Sir David Wilkie, 1822–3 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück  

H. M. Stephens

revised by John Van der Kiste

Frederick, Prince, duke of York and Albany (1763–1827), army officer and bishop of Osnabrück, was the second son of George III and Queen Charlotte. He was born at St James's Palace, London, on 16 August 1763, and on 27 February 1764 was elected to the bishopric of ...

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Henry Maurice of Battenberg, Prince (1858–1896)  

See Beatrice, Princess [married name Princess Henry of Battenberg]

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Margaret, Princess [Princess Margaret of Connaught] (1882–1920), crown princess of Sweden, consort of Gustav Adolf  

Charlotte Zeepvat

Margaret, Princess [Princess Margaret of Connaught] (1882–1920), crown princess of Sweden, consort of Gustav Adolf, was born Margaret Victoria Augusta Charlotte Norah on 15 January 1882 at Bagshot Park, Surrey, eldest of the three children of Queen Victoria's favourite son, Arthur, duke of Connaught...

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Marie, Princess (1875–1938), queen of Romania, consort of Ferdinand I  

Hannah Pakula

Marie, Princess (1875–1938), queen of Romania, consort of Ferdinand I, was born on 29 October 1875 at Eastwell Park, Kent, the second of the five children of Queen Victoria's second son, Alfred Ernest Albert, duke of Edinburgh (1844–1900), and his wife, Marie Alexandrovna, ...

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Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck (1833–1897), philanthropist  

Frank Prochaska

Mary Adelaide, Princess [Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge], duchess of Teck (1833–1897), philanthropist, was born Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth on 27 November 1833 in Hanover, the youngest of the three children of the seventh son of George III, Adolphus Frederick, duke of Cambridge...

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Mary Adelaide, Princess, duchess of Teck (1833–1897)  

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Princess Mary Adelaide, duchess of Teck (1833–1897) by Camille Silvy, 1860 [standing, with her mother, Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, duchess of Cambridge] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Maud, Princess (1869–1938)  

Maker: W. & D. Downey

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Princess Maud (1869–1938) by W. & D. Downey, 1905 [with her husband, King Haakon VII of Norway] © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Maud, Princess (1869–1938), queen of Norway, consort of Haakon VII  

Charlotte Zeepvat

Maud, Princess (1869–1938), queen of Norway, consort of Haakon VII, was born prematurely on 26 November 1869 at Marlborough House, London. The fifth child and youngest of the three daughters of the future king Edward VII (1841–1910) and Queen Alexandra (1844–1925), she was baptized on 24 December ...