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Princess Alice was the first of Queen Victoria's children to die. She passed away in 1878, on the 14th December (the anniversary of her father's death). She was, at that point, the Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine. Queen Victoria presented framed photos of her daughter to all her staff as Christmas gifts, in what was a very subdued Christmas season.
ROYALTY KING NICHOLAS OF MONTENEGRO IN UNIFORM PHOTOCARD
King Nicholas of Montenegro was the first and only king of this principality which is today part of Yugoslavia. He married, not a Royal, but a noblewoman of Montenegro with whom he had nine children. Two of his daughters married Russian Grand Dukes, one daughter became the queen of Italy, one a princess of Serbia, and one a princess of Battenburg. Nicholas's sons did not marry as well as their sisters.
For some time before 1592, Arbella was considered one of the natural candidates for succession to the English crown, after her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I (Marshall, 601). However, between the end of 1592 and the spring of 1593, the influential Cecils, Elizabeth's Secretaries of State Lord Burghley and his son Sir Robert Cecil) turned their attention away from Arbella towards James VI of Scotland...
HIH Princess Durru Shevar (b 26 January 1914). Upon exile to France in 1924, she was sought by the Shah of Persia (Reza Shah Pahlavi), King Fuad I of Egypt, and by Prince Azam Jah of Hyderabad (whom she married in Nice, France in 1931) as a bride. She lived between Hyderabad and London where she died on 7 Feb 2006.