Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Victoria visits Alice's tomb

May 2, 1892

Queen Victoria and her youngest daughter, Princess Beatrice, today visited the mausoleum in Darmstadt, and "placed wreaths on the tomb of Princess Alice," reports the New York Times.  Afterwards, they "started on their trip back to England."

Princess Alice was Victoria's third child and second daughter.  She was the wife of Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse and By Rhine.  She died on December 14, 1878.

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