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  Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, (Alexandra Victoria Alberta Edwina Louise Duff) (17 May 1891-26 February 1959), was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
Alexandra, and her younger sister, Maud, had the distinction of being the only female-line granddaughters of a British Sovereign to receive the title of Princess of Great Britain and Ireland and the style Highness.
Alexandra later married her cousin once removed, Prince Arthur of Connaught and was known as Princess Arthur of Connaught.
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 Princess Louise Margaret, Duchess of Connaught - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes) (25 July 1860 - 14 July 1917) was a German princess, and later a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught.
The Duchess became a member of the Royal Red Cross in 1883 and was invested as a Dame of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of St. John of Jerusalem in 1888.
The Duchess of Connaught died of influenza and bronchitis at Clarence House, a casualty of the 1917-18 influenza epidemic.
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 Royal Kissing Cousins - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Alexandra's mother HRH Princess Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife, was the daughter of the Queen's eldest son the Prince of Wales.
Princess Christina of Hesse and Princess Kira of Leiningen
Gottfried was the son of the former HRH Princess Alexandra of Edinburgh, the daughter of Prince Alfred.
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 Duke of Fife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Duke of Fife is a title in the peerage of the United Kingdom.
The first Duke of Fife was the husband of Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife, the third child and eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra.
Since Princess Alexandra's only son, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, the dukedom passed to her nephew, Lord Carnegie, the son of Charles Carnegie, 11th Earl of Southesk, and his wife, Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk.
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 PRINCESS LOUISE MARGUERITE OF PRUSSIA INFO PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia, later the Duchess of Connaught (25 July 1860 - 14 July 1917) was the wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, the third son and seventh child of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, and the Viceregal Consort of Canada.
A Prussian princess who married into the British Royal Family at the age of 19, the Duchess of Connaught is mainly remembered for accompanying her husband, a career army officer, to Malta, India, South Africa, and finally to Canada, where he was governor general from 1911 to 1916.
''Her Royal Highness Princess Luise Marguerite Alexandra Victoria Agnes'' was born at Marmorpalais (Marble Palace) near Potsdam, Germany, the third daughter of Field Marshal Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (1828-1888) and Princess Marie of Anhalt-Dessau (1837-1906).
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 princess alexandra, duchess of fife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Her Highness Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife and Countess of MacDuff, also known as Lady Maud Duff and later as HRH Princess Arthur of Connaught, (17 May 1891-26 February 1959), was a member of the British Royal Family.
Princess Alexandra succeeded her father as 2nd Duchess of Fife and Countess of MacDuff on 22 January 1912.
On 15 October 1913, the Duchess of Fife married her first cousin once-removed, Prince Arthur of Connaught, at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace in London.
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 Princess Victoria, Princess Royal - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
German Empress Friedrich (née Her Royal Highness The Princess Victoria, Princess Royal) (Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise), (21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia.
Princess Victoria was born on November 21, 1840 at Buckingham Palace, London.
Their sympathies created a rift among Queen Victoria's extended family, since Victoria's younger brother, the Prince of Wales, was married to Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the elder daughter of Christian IX of Denmark, who was also reigning duke of the disputed territories of Schleswig and Holstein.
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 Wackipedia [regular] - Princess_Louise,_Duchess_of_Argyll   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Her Royal Highness The Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, (Louise Caroline Alberta), (18 March 1848 - 3 December 1939) was a member of the British Royal Family and Canadian Vice Regal Consort, the sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.
Princess Louise was born on 18 March 1848 at Buckingham Palace, London.
Princess Louise married the Marquess of Lorne on March 21, 1871 in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.
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The Duchess of Connaught was wife of the Duke of Connaught (Governor General of Canada during WWI).
Princess Alexandra Duchess of Fife (born 1891) was married to Prince Arthur of Connaught (born 1883) who was the son of the Duke of Connaught and Louise Margarete.
She would be the mother in-law of the Duchess of Connaught (the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Fife) that the text refers to.
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 Duke of Fife
Earl Fife of Braco and Dipple, Viscount Macduff, and Baron Braco of Kilbryde, in the County of Cavan, and peerage of Ireland (created 28 February 1735.
Earl Fife of Draco and Viscount MacDuff in the peerage of Ireland (created 26 April 1759 extinct 22 January 1912).
Her Highness Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife and Countess of MacDuff.
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 Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk (3 April 1893-14 December 1945) was the younger daughter of Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife.
The Countess of Southesk and her elder sister, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, had the distinction of being the only female-line granddaughters of a British Sovereign to receive the title of Princess of Great Britain and Ireland and the style Highness, although she ceased to use that title and style after her marriage.
Her father, the Duke of Fife, was raised from an earldom to a dukedom by Queen Victoria two days after his marriage to Princess Louise in 1889.
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 Learn more about Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He was active in auxiliary war services and charities and conducted hospital visits, while the Duchess of Connaught worked for the Red Cross and other organizations to support the war cause.
Princess Patricia was an avid skater and became a society favourite in Ottawa.
He was succeeded (briefly) in his dukedom by his grandson, Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, the son of Prince Arthur and his wife, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom Online Research :: Information about Edward VII of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
    Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
George's Chapel, Windsor on January 25 1842, his godparents were the Frederick William IV of Prussia, the Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Prince Ferdinand of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, the Dowager Duchess of Saxe-Coburg-Altenburg and Princess Sophia.
Once widowed, Queen Victoria effectively withdrew from public life, but shortly after the Prince Consort's death, she arranged for her son to marry Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the beautiful elder daughter of Christian IX of Denmark.
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 Edward VII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Once widowed, Queen Victoria effectively withdrew from public life, but shortly after the Prince Consort's death, she arranged for her son to marry Princess Alexandra of Denmark, the beautiful elder daughter of King Christian IX of Denmark.
Some observers, noting also such acts of the new king as lighting cigars in places where Queen Victoria had always prohibited smoking, thought that his rejection of Albert as a reigning name was his acknowledgment that he was finally out from under his parents' shadow.
Edward VII and Queen Alexandra were crowned at Westminster Abbey on 9 August 1902.
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 Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His Highness Prince Alastair Arthur of Connaught was born in London, the only child of Prince Arthur of Connaught and his wife, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife.
In Letters Patent dated November 20, 1917, King George V restricted the titles of Prince or Princess and the style of Royal Highness to the children of the sovereign, the children of the sovereign's sons, and the eldest living son of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales.
Although third in line to the dukedom of Connaught and Strathearn at the time of his birth, he was the heir apparent to his mother's dukedom of Fife.
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 Talk:Duke - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
HRH Princess Beatrice of York could not succeed to the 1986 creation of the dukedom of York anymore than HRH The Earl of Wessex could succeed to the 1947 creation of the dukedom of Edinburgh (contary to what appears on the official website of the British Monarchy).
Second, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife, the elder daughter of Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife and Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife, succeeded to the dukedom of Fife and earldom of MacDuff in her own right in 1912.
This only happened because in 1900, Queen Victoria bestowed a second dukedom in the peerage of the United Kingdom on Alexander Duff that allowed the first duke's daughters and their male descendants to succeed to his titles in default of a son.
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 Prince Alastair of Connaught -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His mother was Princess Arthur of Connaught (nee Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife), the eldest daughter of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife and The Princess Louise, Princess Royal.
The Prince was baptised at his parent's home and his godparents were: King George V, Queen Alexandra, The King of Spain (for whom Lord Farquhar stood proxy), The Princess Royal, The Duke of Connaught and The Duchess of Argyll.
The circumstances of his death were somewhat unusual: he apparently fell asleep or passed out in front of an open window and perished from hypothermia during the night.
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 Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught
In 1879 Connaught married Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia[?], a grand-niece of the German Emperor William I.
They had three children - two daughters (Princess Margaret of Connaught and Princess Patricia of Connaught[?], and one son, Prince Arthur of Connaught[?].
He was succeeded (briefly) in his dukedom by his grandson, Alistair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught[?], the son of Prince Arthur and his wife, Princess Alexandra, Duchess of Fife[?], a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
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 Princess Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife... - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Prince Arthur of Connaught - InfoSearchPoint.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
His bride, originally styled Lady Alexandra Duff, received the title of princess of Great Britain and Ireland with the qualification of Highness from her gradfather, Edward VII, on November 9, 1905.
Due to a special remainder, she succeeded her father's titles, the dukedom of Fife and the earldom of MacDuff in the peerage of the United Kingdom, on January 26, 1912.
The couple, who were first cousins once-removed, were styled "TRH Prince and Princess Arthur of Connaught." They had one son, His Highness Prince Alastair Arthur of Connaught, later Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught, (August 9, 1914-April 26, 1942).
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 Prince_Arthur,_Duke_of_Connaught_and_Strathearn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Prince was baptised in the Private Chapel at Buckingham Palace on 22 June 1850 by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr John Bird Sumner and his godparents were: the Crown Prince of Prussia, Princess Bernard of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach and the Duke of Wellington (with whom he shared his birthday and was named after).
On 13 March 1879, Arthur married Princess Louise Marguerite of Prussia, the daughter of Prince Friedrich of Prussia and a grand-niece of the German Emperor Wilhelm I, at St. George's Chapel, Windsor.
Princess Patricia of Connaught (17 March 1886 - 12 January 1974); married 27 February 1919 Captain (later Admiral) Sir Alexander Ramsay (29 May 1881 - 8 October 1972); and had issue.
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 Royal Genealogies Part 5
Princess Alexandra and her husband, Angus Ogilvy, live at Thatched House Lodge, which is leased from the Crown Estates.
Princess Alexandra has always shouldered a large burden of royal public duties and is a particularly popular figure.
NOTES: Louise Margaret (Alexandra Victoria Agnes); HRH The Duchess of Connaught; Cremated at Golders Green Crematorium; the ashes were buried in the Royal Burial Ground at Frogmore.
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