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  Bambooweb: Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick
Victoria, the Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland, later Crown Princess of Prussia (and of Germany from 1871) and the Empress Friedrich (21 November 1840-5 August 1901) was the eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Styled Princess Royal from birth, she was heiress presumptive to the British throne until the birth of her brother, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, on 9 November 1841.
Their sympathies created a rift among Queen Victoria's extended family, since 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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  ipedia.com: Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Victoria, the Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland, later Crown Princess of Prussia (and of Germany from 1871) and the Empress Friedrich (21 November 1840-5 August 1901) was the eldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
Styled Princess Royal from birth, she was heiress presumptive to the British throne until the birth of her brother, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, on 9 November 1841.
In 1851, the Princess Royal met her future husband, His Royal Highness Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (18 October 1831-15 June 1888), when he and his parents were invited to London by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to attend the opening of the Great Exhibition.
www.ipedia.com /victoria__princess_royal_and_empress_frederick.html   (1040 words)

  
 Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Princess Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise (21 November 1840 5 August 1901) was the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and her consort Albert.
As a daughter of the sovereign, Victoria was automatically a British princess with the style Her Royal Highness, styled HRH The Princess Victoria (and in addition being heiress presumptive to the throne of the United Kingdom before the birth of her younger brother Prince Albert, later Edward VII on 9 November 1841).
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Victoria,_Princess_Royal_and_Empress_Frederick   (1075 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Hanoverians > Victoria
Victoria was deeply attached to her husband and she sank into depression after he died, aged 42, in 1861.
Victoria and her family travelled and were seen on an unprecedented scale, thanks to transport improvements and other technical changes such as the spread of newspapers and the invention of photography.
Victoria was the first reigning monarch to use trains - she made her first train journey in 1842.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page118.asp   (1234 words)

  
 Talk:Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
My opinion: Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress Frederick as the current heading of the article is a horrible abomination, it is against all naming conventions.
I would at this stage prefer Victoria Adelaide of the United Kingdom as it at least is disambiguated and follows the same idea that has created her niece's article at Princess Victoria Alexandra of the United Kingdom.
The problem with Empress Frederick is the number of readers, especially from republics, who will be bewildered by the use of a male name for her.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Victoria,_Princess_Royal_and_Empress_Frederick   (2771 words)

  
 Victoria, Princess Royal information - Search.com
As a daughter of the sovereign, Victoria was automatically a British princess with the style Her Royal Highness, styled HRH The Princess Victoria (and in addition being heiress presumptive to the throne of the United Kingdom before the birth of her younger brother Prince Albert, later Edward VII on 9 November 1841).
In 1851, Victoria met her future husband, Prince Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia (18 October 1831-15 June 1888), when he and his parents were invited to London by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to attend the opening of the Great Exhibition.
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.
www.search.com /reference/Victoria,_Princess_Royal_and_Empress_Frederick   (1151 words)

  
 Queen Victoria
She was named Empress of India in 1876, which was an event that showed the interest of the Queen and Great Britain in world colonization, throughout the 19th Century.
Victoria's long reign witnessed an evolution in English politics and the expansion of the British Empire, as well as political and social reform on the continent.
The author notes that the Queen was terribly sullen and uninterested in the concerns of foreign affairs, since her husband died in December 1861, and the key years of the American Civil War occurred during this time of her mourning.
departments.kings.edu /womens_history/victoria.html   (3170 words)

  
 Mandy's British Royalty - In Memoriam
Queen Victoria, born in 1819, ascended the throne of England at eighteen years of age and eventually became a British icon.
Victoria was one of the most noted and influential monarchs of England, thus creating a "Victorian Era".
He was quite the ladies' man, but Victoria got fed up with his promiscuous ways and chose to keep all affairs of state private from her son while she was alive.
www.mandysroyalty.org /Memoriam.html   (3378 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - The History of Germany - German Royalty
Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany by Jonathan Petropoulos.
Biography of the Empress Frederick, who was the daughter of Queen Victoria and mother of Wilhelm II.
Frederick William IV and the Prussian Monarchy 1840-1861 by David E. Barclay.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Germany.html   (1566 words)

  
 Queen Victoria's Royal Oak Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By the year of the Jubilee, 1887, Victoria had become known as *the grandmother of Europe* through the intermarriage of her children with the royal houses of the Continent.
Victoria, Princess Royal and Empress of Germany, with her husband Emperor Frederick III and their children and grandchildren.
Princess Alice and Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt (from whom the present Duke of Edinburgh is descended); Princess Helena and Christian of Schleswig-Holstein; Arthur, Duke of Connaught, with Louise of Prussia.
worldroots.com /gitte/oaktree2.htm   (182 words)

  
 Royal Genealogies Part 1
Princess of Wales (1863-1901) Queen Alexandra (1901-1910) Queen Mother (1910-1925); Pictures of her as a young woman show a sad, soulful look in her eyes; she walked with a limp (which was imitated by society).
Princess May was passed on as fiancée to his younger brother George (later, George V).
Frederick became ill, however, in 1887 and lived only three months after succeeding to the throne on his father's death.
ftp.cac.psu.edu /~saw/royal/r01.html   (1256 words)

  
 alt.talk.royalty FAQ: British royalty and nobility
Since the niece, Princess Maria Beatrice of Sardinia (1792-1840), was domiciled in Sardinia, where her father was King, and her uncle the Duke of Modena, Francesco IV (1779-1846), was domiciled in Modena, and the marriage was valid there (Papal dispensation, etc.), the marriage is then valid in Britain.
Since the spouse of a member of the royal family is instantly in a special position, as the possible parent or ancestor of a future sovereign, it is indeed perfectly relevant for the Crown to have a say in whom a member of the royal family marries.
In the case of the royal family, Princess Margaret's decision not to marry Peter Townsend was not least because she was persuaded that as someone so close to the Throne she had a duty of obedience to royal tradition and to the teachings of the Church of England (as they then stood).
www.heraldica.org /faqs/britfaq.html   (18602 words)

  
 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (Marchioness of Milford Haven)
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, by Theo Aronson (1981)
The Royal House of Windsor, by Elizabeth Longford (1974)
users.uniserve.com /~canyon/royal_books.htm   (8439 words)

  
 QUEEN VICTORIA: IMAGES OF HER WORLD
Queen Victoria, whose father died soon after she was born Alexandrine Victoria in 1819, was only 18 when she came to the throne in 1837 as the result of the failure of any of George III's sons older than her father, the Duke of Kent, to produce a legitimate heir.
Marriage of Princess Alice and Prince Louis of Hesse at Osborne in 1862
Princess Vicky as Crown Princess of Prussia, 1877
www.btinternet.com /~sbishop100   (1975 words)

  
 everythingroyalqueenvictoria
Victoria, daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent and Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg was born in Kensington Palace in London on May 24th, 1819.
Royal commemoratives started as far back as the 15th century with a medal being produced for the Coronation of King Edward VI but not until the 1800's and Queen Victoria did collecting become the obsession it is today.
Until Princess Diana became the most photographed and famous person in history, it was a Queen Victoria commemorative piece that was most sought after and treasured, especially if it was a signed or numbered item.
everythingroyal.com /everythingroyalqueenvictoria.html   (785 words)

  
 Yvonne's Royalty Home Page: Books about Queen Victoria and Her Family
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (Marchioness of Milford Haven)
Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, by Theo Aronson (1981)
The Royal House of Windsor, by Elizabeth Longford (1974)
www.user.uniserve.com /~canyon/royalty_books.htm   (8743 words)

  
 Mensdorff-Pouilly, Alphonse
Alphonse, Count Mensdorff-Pouilly, 1810-1894, cousin of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and nephew of Mary Louisa Victoria, Duchess of Kent.
Victoria Maria Louisa, Duchess of Kent to Alphonse Mensdorff-Pouilly, 1830-1856.
Victoria, Princess Royal to Alphonse Mensdorff-Pouilly, June 26, 1853 and July 4, 1855.
www.lib.rochester.edu /index.cfm?page=982   (209 words)

  
 Empress Frederick   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
An Uncommon Woman: The Empress Frederick, Daughter of Queen Victoria, Wife of the Crown Prince of Prussia, Mother of Kaiser Wilhelm by Hannah Pakula
Vicky: Princess Royal of England and German Empress by Daphne Bennett
Victoria & Albert, Vicky & The Kaiser: museum exhibition
die_meistersinger.tripod.com /vicky.html   (244 words)

  
 European Royal History: Our Bookstore   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
She was born a Princess of Belgium, the daughter of King Leopold II.
The Tragic Empress: Intimate Conversations with the Empress Eugenie.
The voyage to exile of the Romanovs in the Crimea onboard the HMS Marlborough.
www.eurohistory.com /bookstore.htm   (5666 words)

  
 Princess Victoria (1840-1901)
Margaret Beatrice Feodora, Princess of Prussia (Princess of Hesse)
gave her Princess Royal's Coronet as a badge to 7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
Victoria (1840-1901) Empress of Germany, by Jesus Ibarra.
www.regiments.org /biography/royals/1840vict.htm   (41 words)

  
 Illustrated London News 1858
The Departure from Gravesend of the Victoria and Albert Royal Yacht with the Princess Frederick
Arrival of the Prince and Princess Frederick William at the Terrace Pier, Gravesend
Reception of the Princess Frederick William by the Princesses of the Royal Household at Berlin
www.iln.org.uk /iln_years/year/1858.htm   (9134 words)

  
 Timeline 1855-1859
1856 The Victoria Cross was created to honor soldiers of the British Empire during the Crimean War who showed particular gallantry in the face of enemy attack.
The work was intended for royal families around the world and included intricate gold overlay and detailed hand painting.
He was hired by Napoleon to create a suitable wardrobe for Princess Eugenie and trigger a demand for French fashion.
timelines.ws /1855_1859.HTML   (13738 words)

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