Princess Alice
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Princess Alice

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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNina Bawden ; illustrated by Phillida Gili.
ContributionsGili, Phillida.
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Pagination(32)p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22214093M
ISBN 100233977465

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Jun 01,  · "Alice: Princess Andrew of Greece" is a biography by Hugo Vickers concerning Alice of Battenberg, one of Queen Victoria's numerous great-grandchildren, part of the German nobility and, most importantly for history, the mother of Philip, Consort to Elizabeth II/5(17). Jun 20,  · Princess Alice, mother of the duke of Edinburgh of royal blood herself was a fascinating woman. A child of the Victorian age, married into the Greek royal family. She witnessed war first hand as a frontline nurse tending to the wounded, exile when her husband prince Andrew was sentenced to death, The German occupation in WW2 where she alone among the royals remained in /5(30). Princess Alice of Battenberg (Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie; 25 February – 5 December ) was the mother of Prince Philip and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II. A great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, she was born in Windsor Castle and grew up in the United Kingdom, the German Empire, and the Prince Louis of Battenberg. Princess Alice of the United Kingdom VA CI (Alice Maud Mary; 25 April – 14 December ) was the Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine from to She was the third child and second daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Alice was the first of Queen Victoria's nine children to die, and one of three to be outlived by their Father: Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

Dec 12,  · Young readers around the world will learn the story of Princess Alice Battenberg in the new book, The Brave Princess and Me, written by award-winning author Kathy Kacer and illustrated by Juliana Kolesova. The picture book is based on Princess Alice of Greece, who rescued a Jewish family during the Holocaust. Mar 12,  · The book covers Alice's life although not quite as much focus is given to her early childhood and the pre- White House years. The author inserted many historical facts throughout the book although she admits in the Author's Note a few minor things were made up or /5(15). Nov 23,  · Fact-checking ‘The Crown’: Did Sigmund Freud mistreat Prince Philip’s mother after a mental breakdown? Princess Alice was subjected to brutal treatment and eventually became a nun. Nov 25,  · In the fourth episode of The Crown 's newly-released season, "Bubbikins," the show introduces a curious new member of the royal clan: Princess Alice, Occupation: News Writer.