#9 Princess Henry of Battenberg (Princess Beatrice, youngest daughter of Queen Victoria). After the inauspicious start to her tenure as Queen of Spain, Victoria Eugenie became isolated from the Spanish people and was unpopular in her new land. [citation needed] Other obstacles to a marriage were religion (Alfonso was Roman Catholic, and Victoria Eugenie was Anglican); and, the potential problem of haemophilia, the disease that Victoria had transmitted to some of her descendants. Explore Miss Mertens' photos on Flickr. Photograph of Queen Victoria (1819-1901) and Princess Beatrice (1857–1944) wearing widows caps sitting at a writing table with an ink set in front of them. Born Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena at Balmoral, Scotland, she was the only daughter of Prince Henry of Battenburg and Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. That same year, Sotheby's also sold at auction Victoria Eugenie's diamond and pink conch shell bracelet by Cartier for the extraordinary price of $3.4 million. They had 3 sons, 1 daughter (the future Queen Victoria Eugenia of Spain), 5 grandsons (1 stillborn) and 3 granddaughters. 1. the lost gallery has uploaded 18116 photos to Flickr. In 1871 this fashionable and aristocratic artist had been commissioned to paint Queen Victoria in a group with Princess Beatrice. Lastly, Victoria had two more granddaughters who became queens: Marie of Edinburgh, who married Ferdinand I of Romania, and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg who married Alfonso XIII of Spain. Quality UK framing. Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain, Queen Victoria of Spain (née Victoria von Battenberg). Rather, it was an explicit recognition of the fact that by marrying (and becoming) a Roman Catholic, Victoria Eugénie lost any right to inherit the British crown as a consequence of Britain's Act of Settlement. Eugenie’s unusual name – pronounced “Yoo-junnee” – was inspired by one of Queen Victoria’s granddaughters, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Browse a wide range of National Portrait Gallery Prints prints, posters & buy online at great prices. Her godchildren include the Prince of Monaco, the late Queen Fabiola of the Belgians, and the late Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba. 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Given at Our Court of Saint James's, the Third day of April 1906: in the Sixth Year of Our Reign. After a year of rumours about which princess Alfonso would marry, his mother finally acceded to her son's selection in January 1906 and wrote a letter to Victoria Eugenie's mother, telling her about the love Alfonso felt for her daughter and seeking unofficial contact with the king. Bust length with hair in knot, plumed hat, coat, and ruff around neck. He renounced rights to the Spanish throne (because of his physical infirmities) on 21 June 1933. Find more prominent pieces of portrait at Wikiart.org – best visual art database. In all, King Alfonso XIII and Queen Victoria Eugenie had seven children, five sons and two daughters. Neither of their daughters is known to have been a carrier of haemophilia. She escaped injury, although her dress was spotted with the blood of a guard who was riding beside the carriage. ... 9.2 Children of Victoria Eugenie. Prince Louis of Battenberg. Victoria Eugenie, Queen of Spain's great grandparents: Victoria Eugenie, Queen of Spain's great grandfather was Prince Edward, Duke Of Kent Victoria Eugenie, Queen of Spain's great grandfather was Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg And Gotha Victoria Eugenie, Queen of Spain's great grandmother was Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg Victoria Eugenie, Queen of Spain's great … Hemophilia was seen in a few of the Queen’s grandchildren and, most notably, in her great-grandson, Alexei Romanov. Princess Beatrice and her daughter arrived in Biarritz on 22 January and stayed at the Villa Mauriscot where some days later King Alfonso met them. To her family, and the British general public, she was known by the last of her names, as Ena. Eugenie's unusual name was inspired by one of Queen Victoria's granddaughters, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Nonetheless, Alfonso was not dissuaded. Ratifications were exchanged on 23 May following. Sir Ernest Cassel (1852-1921). The treaty was executed between Spain and the United Kingdom in London on 7 May 1906 by their respective plenipotentiaries, the Spanish Ambassador to the Court of St. James's, Don Luis Polo de Bernabé, and the British Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey, Bt. Without inscription. [citation needed] In addition, her Ansorena fleur-de-lis tiara given to her by Alfonso XIII at her wedding has become the most important tiara in the Spanish Royal collection and is worn by the Queen of Spain for important state occasions. Ena died in Lausanne on 15 April 1969 and was buried in … She was buried in the church of Sacré Coeur in Lausanne. Then members of the king's circle spread rumours that Beatrice had been expelled because of her bad behaviour, which was not true. It is now worn by the Queen of Spain.In ad­di­tion, her An­sorena fleur-de-lis tiara given to her by Al­fonso XIII at her w… Everybody knew that King Alfonso was looking for a suitable bride and one of the strongest candidates was Princess Patricia of Connaught, another niece of King Edward. It generated much surprise when she was born in 1990, so the princess might decide to follow suit with something unexpected. Eugenie’s unusual name – pronounced “Yoo-junnee” – was inspired by one of Queen Victoria’s granddaughters, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg. Eugenie's brother Leopold was a haemophiliac, so there was a 50% probability that Victoria Eugenie would be a carrier, although the degree of risk was not yet known. Victoria Eugenie's Cartier tiara of diamonds set with pearls (or alternatively with emeralds) was left to her daughter, Infanta Maria Cristina, Countess of Marone. This photograph shows Princess Beatrice playing the harmonium at Osborne during the winter of 1881, when she was nearly twenty-four. As Princess Patricia seemed not to be impressed by the Spanish monarch, Alfonso indulged his interest in Victoria Eugenie, and so the courtship began. Born: 1887 Died: 1969. Queen Victoria Eugenie returned briefly to Spain in February 1968, to stand as godmother at the baptism of her great-grandson, Infante Felipe, the son of Infante Juan Carlos and Princess Sophia of Greece and Denmark. If you like vintage and retro stuff and dont bother to see some royalty in the middle, you re... Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain (24 October 1887, Balmoral Castle – 15 April 1969, Lausanne), born Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena of Battenberg, Queen Consort of Spain as the wife of King Alfonso XIII. Her married life improved when she gave birth to a son and heir-apparent to the kingdom, Alfonso, Prince of Asturias. Princess Victoria Eugénie seated on a stool facing front; she holds a book open on her lap. Explore the Royal Collection online, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, and one of the last great European royal collections to remain intact. 1896- Prince Henry of Battenberg, a son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and Princess Julia of Battenberg, who had married Queen Victoria's youngest daughter, Beatrice, dies aboard a military cruiser off the coast of Sierra Leone after contracting malaria during the Ashanti War in Africa. In 1874 Graves was... Reproduction of a drawing of Princess Beatrice as princess. For instance, in 1909, Madrid's stately neoclassical bridge crossing the Manzanares River was named after her as the "Puente de la Reina Victoria". On 3 February, the king left San Sebastian to go to Madrid and Victoria Eugenie and her mother went to Versailles where the Princess would be instructed in the Catholic faith: As the future Queen of Spain, she agreed to convert. When anarchist Mateu Morral threw a bomb from a balcony at the royal carriage. Find best value and selection for your Cabinet Portrait PRINCESS BEATRICE of BATTENBERG Daughter QUEEN VICTORIA search on eBay. Victoria’s son Leopold died at age 30 from an injury that triggered a hemorrhage, which was caused by the disease. His mother, Queen Maria Cristina, did not like her son's choice, in part because she considered the Battenbergs non-royal because of the obscure origin of Prince Henry's mother, and in part because she wanted her son to marry within her own family. He was the eldest of the four children of Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom and Prince Henry of Battenberg. The present King Felipe VI of Spain, as a great-grandson of Victoria Eugenie, is a great-great-grandson of Princess Beatrice … Photograph of a full length portrait of Princess Beatrice (1857-1944) standing, facing left, her face captured in profile. A page for all to enjoy Royalty from a across the world. She was deeply touched by the crowds who came to greet her wherever she went and tried to see as many … Vintage Cabinet Card Beatrice United Kingdom Princess Henry of Battenberg &Kids | eBay. 1. Princess Beatrice was her mother's constant companion and personal secretary - the Queen had been…. Called Ena, she was brought up in her grandmother's court. World's leading marketplace. Victoria Eugenie devoted herself to work for hospitals and services for the poor, as well as to education. Although the naturalisation of Victoria Eugénie's father in the United Kingdom had been initiated in Parliament a week prior to his marriage to Princess Beatrice, the nuptials were completed before the naturalisation, thus the Government was able to take the position that Victoria Eugénie was not bound by the Royal Marriages Act, and therefore the British king had legal authority neither to authorise nor forbid her marriage. Genealogy for Victoria Eugenia Julia Ena of Battenberg (Battenberg), Queen consort of Spain (1887 - 1969) family tree on Geni, with over 200 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. HM Juan Carlos' Grandmother. [11], Coat of arms used as Highness (Before 1906), Queen consort of Spain and Princess of Battenberg, Sacré Coeur Catholic Church, Lausanne, Switzerland, Generations are numbered by their descent from, The treaty in Spanish was published in the, Infanta Beatriz, Princess of Civitella-Cesi, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Infanta Maria Cristina, Countess of Marone, Alessandro Torlonia, 5th Prince of Civitella-Cesi, Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louis II, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, "Royal Styles and Titles of Great Britain: Documents", "Pope's Gold Rose for Queens - Victoria of Spain Gets One - King Henry VIII. It is now worn by the Queen of Spain. Photograph of Princess Victoria Eugénie (1887-1969) seated side-saddle on a grey horse in the grounds at Osborne. Then, Alfonso took Victoria Eugenie and her mother to San Sebastián to meet Queen Maria Cristina. 35K likes. The Queen was also awarded the Spanish Red Cross Merit Order (First Class) and the jewelled breast star was paid for by a subscription undertaken by the Corps of Lady Nurses of the Spanish Red Cross. On 25 April 1985, her remains were returned to Spain and re-interred in the Royal Vault in the Escorial, outside Madrid, next to the remains of her husband, Alfonso XIII, and not far from her sons, Infante Alfonso, Infante Jaime, and Infante Gonzalo. Prince Henry wears uniform and looks to front. In 1920, she launched the Spanish Navy Cruiser Reina Victoria Eugenia which was named after her. Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena; 24 October 1887 -- 15 April 1969) was Queen of Spain as the wife of King Alfonso XIII. More importantly, this Spanish visit could also bring to mind Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (‘Ena’), granddaughter of Queen Victoria who … However, while the baby prince was being circumcised, the doctors noted that he did not stop bleeding — the first sign that the infant heir had haemophilia. [8] She was also granted the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert by her grandmother, Queen Victoria. The KING has been graciously pleased to declare and ordain that His Majesty's niece, Her Highness Princess Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena, daughter of Her Royal Highness the Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore (Princess Henry of Battenberg), shall henceforth be styled and called "Her Royal Highness"; And to command that the said Royal concession and declaration be registered in His Majesty's College of Arms."[7]. Gallaher's Cigarettes "Royalty Series" 1902. Together they went on to have nine children and 42 grandchildren. II. Sep 21, 2020 - Explore Ilse's board "Victoria's Grandchildren - Battenberg" on Pinterest. compiled by Susan Flantzer Queen Victoria and Prince Albert had 87 great-grandchildren. Eugenie is believed to have been named after Princess Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, who was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Henry Richard Graves was he second son of Lord Graves and nephew of the first Marquess of Anglesey. In 1929, the city of Barcelona erected a statue of her in a nurse's uniform in honor of her Red Cross work (the statue has since been destroyed). Not in ODonoghue. Infanta Beatriz of Spain (Beatriz Isabel Federica Alfonsa Eugénie Cristina Maria Teresia Bienvenida Ladislàa de Borbón y Battenberg), was a daughter of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg; a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria; paternal aunt of King Juan Carlos of Spain; and the wife of Alessandro Torlonia… The royal family went to live in France and later Italy. Her father, the Prince Consort died when she was just four years old, and thereafter Beatrice's chief role was as the comfort and companion of her mother. Victoria Eugenie was the obvious source of the condition, which was inherited by her eldest and youngest sons. Aged 25 years old. Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom, VA, CI, GCVO, GBE, RRC, GCStJ (Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore; later Princess Henry of Battenberg; 14 April 1857 – 26 October 1944) was the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.Beatrice was the last of Queen Victoria's children to die, 66 years after the first, her elder sister Alice. Her father was Prince Henry of Battenberg, the fourth child and third son of Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine by his morganatic wife Countess Julia Hauke, and her mother was The Princess Beatrice, the fifth daughter and youngest child of Queen Victoria of … Alfonso XIII had hoped that his voluntary exile might avert a civil war between the Republicans and the Monarchists. Princess Victoria Eugénie of Battenberg, granddaughter of Queen Victoria, was born on 24 October 1887, the year of the Queen's Golden Jubilee. Prince Henry of Battenberg (left) and Princess Beatrice seated side by side. Vic­to­ria Eu­ge­nie's great-grand­son Fe­lipe VI is the King of Spain. Although the Royal Marriages Act of 1772 requires that descendants of King George II obtain the British sovereign's prior permission to marry by Order in Council, an exception exists for descendants of royal daughters who marry "into foreign families". Im a proud CHILEAN gal from Viña del mar! 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