Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence

Born Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward of the United Kingdom, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, known as “Eddy” by his family.

Son of Edward, Prince of Wales, later Edward VII. King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910) and Alexandra, Princess of Denmark (1844-1925)

Born: Frogmore House, Windsor 8. Jan 1864

Christened: Buckingham Palace, London 10. Mar 1864


Engagement: Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire (counry residence of the Danish ambassador) 3. Dec 1891 to Mary, Princess of Teck (1867-1953), daughter of Francis, Duke of Teck (1837-1900), himself the morganatic son of Alexander, Duke of Württemberg (1804-1885), and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897). Mary later married Albert Victor’s younger brother George, who became King of the United Kingdom as George V. (1865-1936).

Died: Sandringham House, Norfolk 14. Jan 1892 from pneumonia

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor

Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann;  Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page