SUBALBUM:  Marchioness Victoria of Milford Haven

She was Queen Victoria’s granddaughter via Princess AliceVictoria of Hesse married Prince Louis of Battenberg who aligned with Great Britain and served in the Royal Navy. She is also ancestress of modern British royals, including all genetically continuous monarchs from today's Prince Charles onwards via her first child, also Princess Alice. She had a daughter Louise who became King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden’s second wife in 1923 and a son George who married Nadejda de Torby. Her final child and second son was Louis who looms large in modern history. He oversaw the defeat of imperial Japan in Burma and the independence of India and Pakistan. He was killed by a Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb in 1979.

Her daughter Alice's son Philip was raised by her son Louis. Philip married Elizabeth Windsor, Queen Elizabeth II.

Victoria of Hesse's Wikipedia article is here.


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