Alice Christabel Windsor (Montagu-Douglas-Scott), Duchess of Gloucester (1901 - 2004) MP

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Birthplace: Montagu House, Whitehall, London, England
Death: Died in Kensington Palace, London, Middlesex, England
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About Alice Christabel Windsor (Montagu-Douglas-Scott), Duchess of Gloucester

"Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester CI GCStJ GCB GBE GCVO (née Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was a member of the British Royal Family, the wife and then widow of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of George V and Mary of Teck. The daughter of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch & Queensberry, Scotland’s largest landowner, her brothers Walter and William and her nephew John were all Conservative MPs. By marriage, she was sister-in-law to Edward VIII and George VI and aunt to Elizabeth II. She was the mother of Prince William of Gloucester, who died young, and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Her first cousin, Marian Louisa Montagu Douglas Scott, was the grandmother of Sarah, Duchess of York, wife of Alice’s great-nephew, The Duke of York. Princess Alice's niece, Princess Alexandra, who was likewise born on Christmas Day, shares the name Christabel in honour of their shared birth date."

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Links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Alice,_Duchess_of_Gloucester

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=9735096

http://www.geneall.net/U/per_page.php?id=9540

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/1673159.stm

http://thepeerage.com/p10072.htm

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Citations:

1. [S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), page 174. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

2. [S300] Michael Rhodes, "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 8 February. Hereinafter cited as "re: Ernest Fawbert Collection."

3. [S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page cxl. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

4. [S4360] Hans van den Berg, "re: Dutch Royal Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 8 December 2009. Hereinafter cited as "re: Dutch Royal Family."

5. [S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 1, page cv. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.

6. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 323. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.

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Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester's Timeline

1901
December 25, 1901
Montagu House, Whitehall, London, England
1935
November 6, 1935
Age 33
Buckingham Palace, St. James's, London, England
1941
December 18, 1941
Age 39
Lady Carnarvon's Nursing Home, Hadley Common, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
1944
August 26, 1944
Age 42
Hadley Common, Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
2004
October 29, 2004
Age 102
Kensington Palace, London, Middlesex, England
November 5, 2004
Age 102
Royal Mausoleum, Frogmore House, Windsor, England