Beatrice of the United Kingdom

Princess Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore of the United Kingdom

Daughter of Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819-1861) and Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1819-1901)

Born: Buckingham Palace, London 14. Apr 1857

Christened: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 16. Jun 1857


Married: Saint Mildred’s Church, Whippingham near Osborne, Isle of Wight 23. Jul 1885 Heinrich, Prinz von Battenberg (1858-1896), morganatic son of Alexander, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine (1823-1888) and his wife Julia Gräfin Hauke (1825-1895)


Died: Brantridge Park, Sussex 26. Oct 1944

Buried: St. George’s Chapel Windsor. In 1945 her remains were transferred and placed alongside her husband in St. Mildred’s Church, Whippingham.



Source:  Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. III/1, 1983, Verlag J. A. Stargaardt; for christening see Yvonne Demoskoff: Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page