30 there were no shadows on the lives of royalty in the late. Princess victoria melita of saxe coburg and gotha va ci rrc later grand duchess victoria feodorovna of russia 25 november 1876 2 march 1936 was the third child and second daughter of alfred duke of saxe coburg and gotha and of grand duchess maria alexandrovna of russia she was a granddaughter of queen victoria of the united kingdom and also of emperor alexander ii of russia.
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Grand duchess victoria melita by muriel buchannan ducky queen victoria said in 1889 after paying a visit to the duke of edinburgh at clarence house is nearly as tall as her mother and such a handsome girl.
Victoria melita ducky. The empress frederick victoria princess royal was said to have favoured victoria melita s looks above elizabeth and alix s of hesse and by the rhine. She was fond of her daughter but elisabeth was daddy s little girl from the outset. Her divorce in 1901 sparked outrage among the royal families of europe and her subsequent marriage to her russian first cousin saw her exiled to paris and later finland.
Victoria melita was born on 25 november 1876 in the san antonio palace in malta and was the daughter of alfred duke of saxe coburg and gotha and maria alexandrovna of russia. Victoria melita 3 the diamond and emerald tiara was a wedding gift to ducky either from both of her parents the duke and duchess of saxe coburg and gotha who were a british prince and a russian grand duchess or from just her mother. Princess victoria melita was eighteen at the time of elisabeth s birth.
Ducky wanted to end the unhappy alliance but queen victoria refused to consider permitting her grandchildren to divorce because of what it might do to elisabeth. Stock photo victoria melita ducky formerly princess victoria melita of edinburgh and saxe coburg 1876 1936 pictured with her second husband grand prince kirill son vladimir and younger daughter kira at st briac in britanny in 1928. A fatal passion the story of victoria melita the uncrowned last empress of russia by michael john sullivan random house.
Now princess victoria melita grand duchess victoria feodorovna better known to her friends as ducky is the subject of a novel exploring her search for love and happiness in a world on the brink of revolution. Victoria melita known as ducky grew up in england and malta until the family moved to coburg when her father was stationed to devonport however the family moved into schloss ehrenburg when alfred became the duke of.
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