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Her funeral took place on 7 December 1935 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, where she was initially buried.
More DetailsHide DetailsHer remains were later moved and reburied at the Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore, Windsor Great Park on 8 January 1936. Her death greatly affected King George, who died one month later.
Instead she remained a companion to her parents, particularly her mother, with whom she lived until Queen Alexandra's death in 1925.
More DetailsHide DetailsThe Princess then set up her own home at Coppins, Iver, in Buckinghamshire. She took a particular interest in the village life, becoming honorary president of the Iver Horticultural Society.
Upon her younger sister's marriage in 1896, Princess Victoria was awarded a personal coat of arms, being the Royal Arms of the United 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.
She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of York (future King George V and Queen Mary) on 6 July 1893.
More DetailsHide DetailsAlthough she had a number of suitors, the most famous of them being King Carlos I of Portugal, Princess Victoria never married and had no children. Her mother, Alexandra, is believed to have actively discouraged her from marrying.
With her sisters, she was a bridesmaid at the wedding in 1885 of their paternal aunt Princess Beatrice to Prince Henry of Battenberg.
She was christened at Marlborough House on 6 August 1868 by Archibald Campbell Tait, Bishop of London.
More DetailsHide DetailsPrincess Victoria was educated at home by tutors and spent her childhood at Marlborough House and Sandringham. The Princess was particularly close to her brother, George, the future King-Emperor George V.
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