Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg, 1857-1944

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Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom was youngest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Beatrice married Prince Henry of Battenberg and received the consent of the Queen on condition that Beatrice and Henry make their home with her and that Beatrice continue her duties as the Queen's unofficial secretary. The Prince and Princess had four children. Beatrice remained at her mother's side until Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901. Beatrice devoted the next 30 years to editing Queen Victoria's journals as her designated literary executor and continued to make public appearances.
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creatorOf Beatrice, Princess, consort of Henry, Prince of Battenberg, 1857-1944. Autograph letter signed : Balmoral, to Lady Violet Granby, later Duchess of Rutland, 1895 Oct. 22. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn REGISTER OF MEMBERS OF THE LADIES' NATIONAL SILK ASSOCIATlON of Great Britain and Ireland; 1890-1894. At ff. 8, 9 are the signatures of its president, Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth, wife of Francis, Duke of Teck, and of King Edward VII ..., 1890-1894 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI (ff. 241). (1) Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Duchess of Argyll; 1862 -1906, n.d. ff. 1-93. (2) Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodora, wife of Prince Henry of Battenberg; 1892 -1903. ff. 94 -135. (3) Francis, Duke of Teck, his wife Mary..., 1862-1906 British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. I (ff. 92). Royal correspondence. 1. ff. 1-31b. Queen Victoria and the Prince Consort; 1837-1894. Partly printed. 2. ff. 32-46b. Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, as Prince and Princess of Wales; 1865-1901. 3. ff. 47-48b..., 1837-1905 British Library
referencedIn MARY GLADSTONE PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 146). (1) Letters from George V and Queen Mary, as Duke and Duchess of York, to Mr and Mrs W. E. Gladstone; 1894 -1898. ff. 1-9b. (2) Three letters on behalf of George V to Mary, daughter of W. E. Gladstone, and wi..., 1828-1922 British Library
referencedIn Manuscript Albums, 1615 - 1959 Newcastle University: Special Collections
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library
referencedIn BOYD CARPENTER PAPERS. Vol. V (ff. 250). Letters (in English) from, and on behalf of, Edward VII and George V, William II (German Emperor) and the Empress Alexandra of Russia, mostly printed by Dr Major, op. cit., together with unpublished letters fr..., 1884-1917 British Library
creatorOf Princess Beatrice letter, 1937 L. Tom Perry Special Collections20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
creatorOf A. ROYAL CORRESPONDENCE50013. IDDESLEIGH PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 222). 1. ff. 1-89b. Correspondence, partly on her behalf, with Queen Victoria; 1866-1885. Includes (ff. 51, 53-56b, 58, 80) letters, etc., to Lady Iddesleigh, 1878, 1883. 2. ff. 90-105. Let..., 1852-1885 British Library
referencedIn Murat, A. L. George Washington Wilson Collection. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn AUSTIN-LEE PAPERS. Vol. I (ff. 142). (1) Letters from:(a) Sir Henry Austin Lee; 1914-1915. ff. 1-52;(b) Edmund Bernard FitzAlan-Howard, 1st Viscount FitzAlan of Derwent; 1922-1938. ff. 53-91. (2) General correspondence; 1911-1931. ff. 92-142.includes..., 1911-1938 British Library
referencedIn James Buchanan to Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom National Archives at College Park
creatorOf ELIZABETH JANE, LADY WATERPARK: diary and photograph album; 1865-1891 (1865-1891) British Library
creatorOf Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg, 1857-1944. Letter, 1937. Harold B. Lee Library
creatorOf Beatrice, Princess Henry of Battenberg, 1857-1944. My dear Christle, Grandmama was Milwaukee Public Library, Milwaukee County Federated Library System
referencedIn Letter from Queen Victoria to the President National Archives at College Park
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Royal correspondence; 1821-1976.ff. 227.Arranged in the following order: letters written on behalf of:—1. ff. 1-158. Sovereigns: Prince Leopold, later Leopold I of Belgium, Queen Adelaide, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, Edward VII, Queen Alexandra, G..., 1821-1976 British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (2ND SERIES). Vol. XXXIV (ff. 300). Miscellaneous royal correspondence; 1858-1925. 1. ff. 1-4b. Queen Victoria; 1896. Partly German. Includes a telegram (f. 1) to Lady Paget's daughter, Lady Windsor, on behalf of the Queen. 2. ff. 5-8. V..., 1855-1925 British Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Miscellaneous ‘Singing Music’; 19th century. A collection of 18 Victorian Songs, by various composers, many anonymous. All in score, with pianoforte accompaniment or as stated below.Paper. ff. 52.1. ff. 1-2. Anon: ‘Victoria’; ..., 19th century British Library
referencedIn BATTERSEA PAPERS. Vol. LV (ff. 345). Correspondence of the Hon. Mrs Annie Yorke with her father (ff. 1-54b), 1869-1873, her mother (ff. 55-96b), 1869-1901, and (ff. 97-308b) her sister, Lady Battersea, 1873-1923, followed (ff. 309-345) by her genera..., 1855-1926 British Library
referencedIn GORDON PAPERS (MOFFITT COLLECTION). Vol. X (ff. 259). General correspondence of Mary Augusta Gordon and of Sir Henry William Gordon, being mostly letters of condolence on the death of General Gordon; 1882-1890, n.d.Sir Henry William Gordon, KCB; brot..., 1882-1890 British Library
creatorOf PAGET PAPERS (3RD SERIES). Vol. VII (ff. 118). Letters from:– 1. ff. 1-25b. Prince Louis of Battenberg, and his wife, Victoria, afterwards 1st Marquess and Marchioness of Milford Haven; 1879-1917;-Franz Joseph of Battenberg; 1894;-Marie Caroline o..., 1878-1923 British Library
creatorOf IDDESLEIGH PAPERS. Vol. LIII (ff. 82). Royal correspondence; 1851-1887. 1. ff. 1-53b. Letters of Queen Victoria, partly on her behalf; 1867-1886. Followed (f. 45) by an initialled letter to Lady Iddesleigh, 16 Jan. 1887, and (ff. 46-53b) copies of Ad..., 1851-1887 British Library
referencedIn John F. Glaser collection of historical autograph letters and manuscripts, 1739-1933. Houghton Library
creatorOf SCOTT PAPERS. Vol. XIV (ff. 285). 1. ff. 1-130b. Letters to his wife, as above; 1889-1892, n.d. 2. ff. 131-217. Letters to Lady Scott from various correspondents, including foreign royalty; 1886-1912, n.d. 3. ff. 218-285b. Family letters, mostly from..., 1861-1912 British Library
creatorOf HALSBURY PAPERS. Vol. V (ff. 202). Letters, etc., chiefly to Lord Halsbury; 1885-1921. Contents: 1. ff. 1-15v. Eight letters from Queen Victoria; 1892-1900. 2. f. 16. Letter from Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodora, 5th daughter of Queen Victoria and wife..., 1885-1921 British Library
referencedIn Loftus, Augustus William Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1817-1904. Augustus Loftus correspondence ; 1811-1904. The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, A-D Houghton Library
creatorOf MONTAGUE JOHN GUEST. Vol. I. Correspondence with; 1. The Royal Family; 1871-1903. 2. Sir A. H. Layard and Lady Layard; 1869-1899. 3. Charles and Lady Charlotte Schreiber, Guest's stepfather and mother; 1880-1886.includes:ff. 2-5, 10-15, 27, 31, 37 ..., 1869-1903 British Library
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childOf Albert, 1819-1861, Prince Consort of Queen Victoria person
sibling of Alfred Ernest Albert, 1844-1900, Prince, Duke of Edinburgh, 2nd son of Queen Victoria, naval officer person
sibling of Alice Maud Mary, 1843-1878, Princess, 2nd daughter of Queen Victoria, consort of Louis IV Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine person
associatedWith Beinecke, Edwin J. (Edwin John), b. 1886, person
associatedWith Christian Victor, Prince of Schleswig-Holstein, 1867-1900. person
sibling of Edward VII, 1841-1910, King of Great Britain and Ireland person
associatedWith Glaser, John F., collector. person
sibling of Helena Augusta Victoria, 1846-1923, Princess, 3rd daughter of Queen Victoria, wife of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein person
associatedWith Henley, William Ernest, 1849-1903. person
spouseOf Henry Maurice, 1858-1896, Prince of Battenberg person
associatedWith Houghton Library. corporateBody
sibling of Leopold George Duncan Albert, 1853-1884, Prince, 1st Duke of Albany, 4th son of Queen Victoria person
associatedWith Loftus, Augustus William Frederick Spencer, Lord, 1817-1904. person
sibling of Louise Caroline Alberta, 1848-1939, Princess, 4th daughter of Queen Victoria, wife of John Marquess of Lorne and 9th Duke of Argyll person
parentOf Mountbatten, Alexander Albert, active 1917, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke, formerly Prince Alexander of Battenberg person
parentOf Mountbatten, Leopold Arthur Louis, active 1884-1922, Major Lord formerly Battenberg GCVO person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Rutland, Marion Margaret Violet, Duchess of, 1856-1937, person
childOf Victoria, 1819-1901, Queen of Great Britain and Ireland person
sibling of Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise, 1840-1901, Princess Royal, eldest daughter of Queen Victoria, consort of Frederick III Emperor of Germany person
parentOf Victoria Eugenie Julia Ena, 1887-1969, Queen Consort of Alfonso XIII of Spain person
associatedWith Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901. person
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Balcombe GB ENG
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 00 GB
London ENG GB
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Birth 1857-04-14

Death 1944-10-26



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