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Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom

Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom

Born Jul 6, 1868

The Princess Victoria, also called "Toria", was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth child and second daughter of Edward VII; the younger sister of George V.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom.


She was christened at Marlborough House on 6 August 1868 by Archibald Campbell Tait, Bishop of London, and her godparents were: her paternal grandmother Queen Victoria (for whom The Duchess of Cambridge stood proxy), The Emperor of Russia (for whom the Russian ambassador Philipp, Graf de Brunnow, stood proxy), The Tsarevitch of Russia, The Prince Arthur (her paternal uncle), Prince Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine (her father's brother-in-law), Prince George of Hesse-Cassel (her mother's great-uncle), her mother's sister-in-law The Queen of Greece (for whom The Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz stood proxy), The Dowager Queen of Denmark, The Dowager Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the Queen's cousin Princess Francis of Teck and Princess Frederick Augustus of Anhalt-Dessau. … Read More


1885 17 Years Old With her sisters, she was a bridesmaid at the 1885 wedding of Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter Princess Beatrice, to Prince Henry of Battenberg.


1893 25 Years Old She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (future George V and Queen Mary) on 6 July 1893. … Read More
1896 28 Years Old Upon her younger sister's marriage in 1896, Princess Victoria was awarded a personal coat of arms, being the arms of the kingdom, bearing an inescutcheon of the shield of Saxony and differenced with a label argent of five points, the first, third and fifth bearing roses gules, and the second and fourth crosses gules. … Read More


1925 57 Years Old Instead she remained a companion to her parents, particularly her mother, with whom she lived until Queen Alexandra's death in 1925. … Read More


1935 67 Years Old Princess Victoria died at home in December 1935. … Read More
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