Alexandra met Prince Joachim at a party in Hong Kong, where he was working for a Danish shipping company. Die Premium Access-Vereinbarung Ihres Teams läuft bald ab. [26] Even after the birth of her first child, she continued to socialise much as before, which led to some friction between the queen and the young couple, exacerbated by Alexandra's loathing of Prussians and the queen's partiality towards them. [59] She despised and distrusted her nephew, Wilhelm II of Germany, calling him in 1900 "inwardly our enemy". Distressed at their threats, and following the advice of Sir William Knollys and the Duchess of Teck, Alexandra informed the queen, who then wrote to the Prince of Wales. Albert Edward and Alexandra visited Ireland in April 1868. Alexandra had little understanding of money. She did not attend her son's coronation in 1911 since it was not customary for a crowned queen to attend the coronation of another king or queen, but otherwise continued the public side of her life, devoting time to her charitable causes. Alexandra to King George V, quoted in Battiscombe, p. 285. [36], Alexandra spent the spring of 1877 in Greece recuperating from a period of ill health and visiting her brother King George of the Hellenes. Thomas Longley, the Archbishop of Canterbury, married the couple on 10 March 1863 at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Alexandra of Denmark was the consort of King Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland. Just two months later, her surviving son George and daughter-in-law Mary left on an extensive tour of the empire, leaving their young children in the care of Alexandra and Edward, who doted on their grandchildren. His room and possessions were kept exactly as he had left them, much as those of Prince Albert were left after his death in 1861. [76] An ode in her memory, "So many true princesses who have gone", composed by the then Master of the King's Musick Sir Edward Elgar to words by the Poet Laureate John Masefield, was sung at the unveiling and conducted by the composer.[77]. [1] Her father was Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg and her mother was Princess Louise of Hesse-Kassel. 148–151. The eldest daughter of Christian IX of Denmark, Alexandra was married to Edward (then Albert Edward, prince of Wales) in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, on March 10, 1863. [38] Alexandra and her two sons spent the next three years largely parted from each other's company as the boys were sent on a worldwide cruise as part of their naval and general education. Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. In 1901, she became the first woman since 1488 to be made a Lady of the Garter. On the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, Albert Edward became king-emperor as Edward VII, with Alexandra as queen-empress consort. Alexandra's Woman of the Bedchamber, Charlotte Knollys, the daughter of Sir William Knollys, served Alexandra loyally for many years. [9] Alexandra and Dagmar were given swimming lessons by the Swedish pioneer of women's swimming, Nancy Edberg. Alexandra, in full Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte Louisa Julia, also called (1844–63) Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, or (1863–1901) Princess of Wales, (born Dec. 1, 1844, Copenhagen, Den.—died Nov. 20, 1925, Sandringham, Norfolk, Eng. [5], In 1848, King Christian VIII of Denmark died and his only son, Frederick ascended the throne. [3] The couple announced their intention to divorce in May 2017.[4]. Wählen Sie bis maximal 100 Bilder zum Herunterladen aus. [20], Alexandra's first child, Albert Victor, was born two months premature in early 1864. Under the succession rules set by King Frederik IX, since Princess Benedikte and her children, including Princess Alexandra, have not taken up permanent residence in Denmark, they have effectively waived their place in the line of succession to the Danish throne. Alexandra showed devotion to her children: "She was in her glory when she could run up to the nursery, put on a flannel apron, wash the children herself and see them asleep in their little beds. {{familyColorButtonText(}}, {{carousel.total_number_of_results}} Ergebnisse anzeigen. Prince Alfred of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, 9. 212–213, and Duff, p. 206. Battiscombe, pp. Battiscombe, pp. [57] Despite this, the exchange went ahead anyway. Whenever she received a letter soliciting money, a cheque would be sent by the next post, regardless of the authenticity of the mendicant and without having the case investigated. Alexandra, queen consort of King Edward VII of Great Britain. Princess Madeleine of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Freudenberg, 19. Finden Sie professionelle Videos zum Thema Princess Alexandra Of Denmark sowie B-Roll-Filmmaterial, das Sie für die Nutzung in Film, Fernsehen, Werbefilm sowie für die Unternehmenskommunikation lizenzieren können. I'm especially interested in the history of the monarchies. Princess Alexandra of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg, Countess Ahlefeldt-Laurvig-Bille (Alexandra Rosemarie Ingrid Benedikte; born 20 November 1970), is the first daughter and second of three children of Prince Richard of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg and Princess Benedikte of Denmark. [8] Alexandra shared a draughty attic bedroom with her sister, Dagmar (later Empress of Russia), made her own clothes and waited at table along with her sisters. {{collectionsDisplayName(searchView.appliedFilters)}}, 'Nur zur redaktionellen Verwendung' ausschließen, {{searchText.groupByEventToggleImages()}}, {{searchText.groupByEventToggleEvents()}}. The Prussian conquest of former Danish lands heightened Alexandra's profound dislike of the Germans, a feeling which stayed with her for the rest of her life. Updates? They married eighteen months later in 1863, the same year her father became king of Denmark as Christian IX and her brother was appointed to the vacant Greek throne as George I. Largely excluded from wielding any political power, she unsuccessfully attempted to sway the opinion of British ministers and her husband's family to favour Greek and Danish interests. Alexandra was married on 6 June 1998 at Gråsten Palace to Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth and the couple has two children: The family lived in Paris, where Count Jefferson was a managing director of the local branch of the bank Sal.