Biography of Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925

1858 Marriage of the future King Frederick III King Prussia and Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha

1863 Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra

1874 Wedding of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria of Russia

1901 Death of Queen Victoria

1902 Coronation of Edward VII

1906 King Christian IX of Denmark Dies

On 26 May 1842 [her father] King Christian IX of Denmark 1818-1906 (24) and Queen Louise Hesse Kassel of Denmark 1817-1898 (24) were married. They were second cousins. He a great x 2 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She a great x 2 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She by marriage Queen Consort Denmark.

On 01 Dec 1844 Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 was born to [her father] King Christian IX of Denmark 1818-1906 (26) and Queen Louise Hesse Kassel of Denmark 1817-1898 (27). She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760.

Marriage of the future King Frederick III King Prussia and Victoria Saxe Coburg Gotha

On 25 Jan 1858 Frederick III King Prussia 1831-1888 (26) and [her future sister-in-law] Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901 (17) were married in the Chapel Royal St James's Palace. He a great x 4 grandson of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

Around 1842. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901. Around 1842. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901. Around 1865. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901.

In 1863 Charlotte Knollys Lady of the Bedchamber 1835-1930 (27) was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Alexandra Princess Wales (18).

Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra

On 10 Mar 1863 [her husband] King Edward VII (21) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (18) were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. They were fourth cousins. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760.

1901. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of King Edward VII. 1911. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Drawing of King Edward VII on his deathbed. Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales.

10 Mar 1863. William Powell Frith Painter 1819-1909 (44). Marriage of the future King Edward VII and Alexandra. The artist has depicted the moment when the [her husband] Prince (21) is about to place the ring on the Princess' (18) finger. The two little boys dressed in tartan are Prince Leopold (9) and Prince Arthur (12), Queen Victoria's youngest sons. At the top right of the painting the Queen (43) herself looks down on the ceremony.

On 30 Mar 1863 [her brother] George I King Greece 1845-1913 (17) succeeded I King Greece.

On 15 Nov 1863 [her father] King Christian IX of Denmark 1818-1906 (45) succeeded IX King Denmark.

On 08 Jan 1864 [her son] Albert Victor Windsor 1864-1892 was born to King Edward VII (22) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (19) at Frogmore House Frogmore Estate Home Park Windsor.

On 03 Jun 1865 [her son] George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 was born to King Edward VII (23) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (20) at Marlborough House.

1911. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927. Coronation Portrait of George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936.

On 20 Feb 1867 [her daughter] Louise Windsor Duchess Fife 1867-1931 was born to King Edward VII (25) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (22) at Marlborough House.

On 15 Oct 1867 [her brother] George I King Greece 1845-1913 (21) and Olga Constantinovna Holstein Gottorp Romanov Queen Consort Greece 1851-1926 (16) were married. He a great x 3 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727. She by marriage Queen Consort Greece.

On 06 Jul 1868 [her daughter] Princess Victoria Windsor 1868-1935 was born to King Edward VII (26) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (23) at Marlborough House.

1908. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Princess Victoria Windsor 1868-1935.

On 28 Jul 1869 [her brother] Frederick VIII King Denmark 1843-1912 (26) and Louise of Sweden Queen Consort Denmark 1851-1926 (17) were married. He a great x 3 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760.

On 26 Nov 1869 [her daughter] Maud Windsor Queen Consort Norway 1869-1938 was born to King Edward VII (28) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (24) at Marlborough House.

On 06 Apr 1871 [her daughter] Alexander John Windsor 1871-1871 was born to King Edward VII (29) and Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (26) at Sandringham House Sandringham Estate Sandringham.

On 21 May 1871 John Campbell 9th Duke Argyll 1845-1914 (25) and [her sister-in-law] Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 (23) were married. She a daughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

1915. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 widowed.

Wedding of Prince Alfred and Grand Duchess Maria of Russia

Times Newspaper Marriages. 02 Feb 1874. THE MARRIAGE FESTIVITIES IN RUSSIA. ST. PETERSBURIG. Jan 31 Yesterday the [her brother-in-law] Duke (29) and Duchess of Edinburgh (20), the Prince (32) and Princess of Wales (29), and Prince Arthur (23) were present with all the Imperial family at the ball given by the Cesarewvitch. The Prince of Wales (32) wore the uniform of the Norfolk Militia and Prince Arthur (23) that of the Rifle Brigade. This evening a grand dinner, to which 400 guests are invited, will be given by the British Ambassador to the Crown Prince and Princess of Germany and Prince Arthur. Later on in the evening all the English Princes will go to the ball given at the Hall of the Nobles at 9:30.

Around 1871. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Maria Holstein Gottorp Romanov 1853-1920. 1937. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942. In 1908 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925. Portrait of Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942.

On 24 May 1874 [her brother-in-law] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (24) was created 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn. Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes Hohenzollern Duchess Connaught and Strathearn 1860-1917 (13) by marriage Duchess Connaught and Strathearn.

On 22 Dec 1878 Ernest Augustus Hanover 3rd Duke Cumberland and Teviotdale 1845-1923 (33) and [her sister] Thyra Glücksburg Duchess Cumberland and Teviotdale 1853-1933 (25) were married. They were fourth cousins. He a great grandson of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820. She a great x 3 granddaughter of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. [her sister] She by marriage Duchess Cumberland and Teviotdale.

On 13 Mar 1879 [her brother-in-law] Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (28) and Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes Hohenzollern Duchess Connaught and Strathearn 1860-1917 (18) were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She a great x 5 granddaughter of King George I of Great Britain and Ireland 1660-1727.

On 24 May 1881 [her brother-in-law] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (28) was created 1st Duke Albany 6C 1881.

On 27 Apr 1882 [her brother-in-law] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (29) and Helena Waldeck Duchess Albany were married at St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. He a son of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. She by marriage Duchess Albany.

On 28 Mar 1884 [her brother-in-law] Leopold Saxe Coburg Gotha 1st Duke Albany 1853-1884 (30) died at Cannes.

29 May 1886. The current Putney Bridge was designed by Joseph Bazalgette 1819-1891 (67). It was opened by the [her husband] King Edward VII (44) and Princess Alexandra (41) on 29 May 1886.

On 27 Jul 1889 [her son-in-law] Alexander Duff 1st Duke Fife 1849-1912 (39) and Louise Windsor Duchess Fife 1867-1931 (22) were married. They were half third cousins. He a great grandson of King William IV of the United Kingdom 1765-1837. She a daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom 1841-1910.

On 27 Oct 1889 [her nephew] Constantine I King Greece 1868-1923 (21) and Sophia Hohenzollern Queen Consort Greece 1870-1932 (19) were married. They were half second cousins once removed. He a great x 4 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

Apr 1914. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Constantine I King Greece 1868-1923.

In 1892 [her son] George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 (26) was created 1st Duke York 6C 1892.

On 06 Jul 1893 [her son] George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 (28) and Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England 1867-1953 (26) were married at Chapel Royal St James's Palace. They were second cousins once removed. He a son of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom 1841-1910. She a great granddaughter of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820. She by marriage Duchess York.

1938 to 1939. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England 1867-1953.

In 1896 [her nephew] Haakon VII King Norway 1872-1957 (23) and Maud Windsor Queen Consort Norway 1869-1938 (26) were married. They were first cousins. He a great x 4 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She a daughter of King Edward VII of the United Kingdom 1841-1910.

On 26 Apr 1898 [her nephew] Christian X King Denmark 1870-1947 (27) and Alexandrine Mecklenburg-Schwerin Queen Consort Denmark were married. He a great x 4 grandson of King George II of Great Britain and Ireland 1683-1760. She by marriage Queen Consort Denmark.

On 29 Sep 1898 [her mother] Queen Louise Hesse Kassel of Denmark 1817-1898 (81) died.

1901. Luke Fildes Painter 1843-1927 (57). Coronation Portrait of Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (56).

In 1901 Alice Maude Olivia Montagu Countess Derby 1862-1957 (38) was appointed Lady of the Bedchamber to Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (56).

Death of Queen Victoria

On 22 Jan 1901 [her mother-in-law] Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 (81) died at Osborne House Isle of Wight. Her son King Edward VII (59) succeeded VII King United Kingdom.

1845 Francis Grant Painter 1803-1878. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. 1833. George Hayter 1792-1871. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. Around 28 Jun 1838. George Hayter 1792-1871. Coronation Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. Around 1840. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. Note the Arm Garter as worn by Ladies of the Garter. Around 1846. Franz Xaver Winterhalter 1805-1873. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 and Prince Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha 1819-1861 and their children. In 1840. Richard Rothwell Painter 1800-1868. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. 1880. Henry Tanworth Wells Painter 1828-1903. Portrait of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901 being informed she was Queen by Francis Nathaniel Conyngham 2nd Marquess Conyngham 1797-1876 and Archbishop William Howley 1766-1848.Death of King William IV Succession of Queen Victoria

On 05 Aug 1901 [her sister-in-law] Victoria Empress Germany Queen Consort Prussia 1840-1901 (60) died.

Coronation of Edward VII

On 09 Aug 1902 [her husband] King Edward VII (60) was crowned VII King United Kingdom at Westminster Abbey. Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (57) was crowned Queen_Consort by Archbishop William Dalrymple Maclagan 1826-1910 (76).

George Vernon "King of the Peak" 1508-1565 was knighted.

On 09 Aug 1902 Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954 (38) served as a canopy bearer to Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (57) at the Coronation of Edward VII.

1912. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954. 1912. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954. 1912. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954. In 1902 John Singer Sargent 1856-1925. Portrait of Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954.

The current Kew Bridge was opened on 20 May 1903 by [her husband] King Edward VII (61) and Queen Alexandra (58).

In 1905 the union of Sweden and Norway was dissoved. [her nephew] Haakon VII King Norway 1872-1957 (32) succeeded VII King Norway. Maud Windsor Queen Consort Norway 1869-1938 (35) by marriage Queen Consort Norway.

Times Newspaper Court Circulars. 02 Feb 1905.

Her Royal Highness. [her daughter] Princess Louise (Duchess of Fife) (37) and the Duke of Fife (55), were invited to luncheon vith Their Majesties The [her husband] King (63) and Queen (60) to-day.

His Royal Highness [her nephew] Prince Charles of Denmark (32) left the Palace to-day to rejoin tho Danish Cruiser "Heindal," at Southampton, on his return to Denmark.

Mr. Victor Cavendish, M.P, Financial Scretary to the Treasury, Mr. F. P. Horner, Cormnissionor of Woods and Forests, and Lieut. Colonel R. F. Maunsell, R.A., Military Attache at Constantinople, had the honour-of being received by The [her husband] King (63).

King Christian IX of Denmark Dies

On 29 Jan 1906 [her father] King Christian IX of Denmark 1818-1906 (87) died. His son Frederick VIII King Denmark 1843-1912 (62) succeeded VIII King Denmark. Louise of Sweden Queen Consort Denmark 1851-1926 (54) by marriage Queen Consort Denmark.

Times Newspaper Court Circulars. 02 Feb 1907.

Their Majesties the [her husband] King (65) and Queen (62), attended by the Countess of Gosford (51), the Hon. Charlotte Knollys (72), Captain the Hon. Seymour Fortescue, R.N (50), and Major F. Ponsonby, left the Palace this morning for the British Embassy, Paris.

[her daughter] Her Royal Highness the Princess Victoria (38) accompanied Their Majesties to Calais, and proceeded to Christiania on a visit to Their Majesties the King (34) and Queen of Norway (37).

Lady Eva Dugdale and Colonel Sir Henry Knollys (66) (Comptroller and Private Secretary to Her Majesty the Queen of Norway (66) were in attendance upon Her Royal Highness. The King and Queen are travelling u the Duke and Duchess of Lancaster. The Countess of Gosford has succeeded Lady Alice Stanley as Lady in Waiting to Her Majesty.

The [her son] Prince of Wales (41), accompanied by Prince Edward of Wales (12), was present at Victoria Station, and took leave of the [her husband] King (65) and Queen (62) on Their Majesties' departure for Paris. The Hon. Derek Keppel (43) was in attendance.

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On 06 May 1910 [her husband] King Edward VII (68) died. His son George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 (44) succeeded V King United Kingdom. Victoria Mary Teck Queen Consort England 1867-1953 (42) by marriage Queen Consort England.

On 08 Feb 1911 Frederick Archibald Vaughan Campbell 3rd Earl Cawdor 1847-1911 (63) died. His son Hugh Campbell 4th Earl Cawdor 1870-1914 (41) succeeded 4th Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin in Pembrokeshire. Joan Emily Thynne Countess Cawdor 1872-1945 (38) by marriage Countess Cawdor of Castlemartin in Pembrokeshire.

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09 Feb 1911. Times Newspaper Obituaries. DEATH OF LORD CAWDOR. We record with much regret that Lord Cawdor (63) died peacefully in his sleep at 5:45 yesterday morning, a few days before his 64th birthday. Baroness Cadogan (67) and the members of their family were present. He had keen ill for some time. We announced on November 30 that he was suffering from an attack of tonsilitis. Just before Christmns be caught a chill while recoveing from this attack, and had to enter a nursing home. Early in January his illness began to take a serious turn and since then, though he rallied wonderfully from time to time, he steadily lost strength. Royal Sympathy. The [her former husband] King (69) and Queen Alexandra (66) have sent telegms expressing deep sympathy with the family.

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In 1912 George Holford 1860-1926 (51) and Susannah West Wilson 1864-1943 (47) were married at the Chapel Royal St James's Palace. George VI King United Kingdom 1895-1952 (16), Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Queen Consort England 1900-2002 (11), Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (67) and [her daughter] Princess Victoria Windsor 1868-1935 (43) were present. The Times reported ... "The aisle was lined by non-commissioned officers of the bridegroom's old regiment the 1st Life Guards. The bride who was given away by her two sons, wore a gown of old Point d'Alencon lace with a train of gold brocade veiled in chiffon. Instead of a hat she wore a headdress of gold lace and pink roses and she carried a bouquet of orchids ... The King (16) and Queen (11) gave Sir George Holford a pair of sleeve links bearing the Royal monogram in diamonds and rubies."

1890. Ellis William Roberts 1860-1930. Portrait of Susannah West Wilson 1864-1943. 1925. Philip de László Painter 1869-1937. Portrait of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Queen Consort England 1900-2002.

On 14 May 1912 [her brother] Frederick VIII King Denmark 1843-1912 (68) died. His son Christian X King Denmark 1870-1947 (41) succeeded X King Denmark.

From 1913 to 1925 Winifred Anna Dallas Yorke Duchess Portland 1863-1954 (61) was Mistress of the Robes to Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (68).

On 18 Mar 1913 [her brother] George I King Greece 1845-1913 (67) died. His son Constantine I King Greece 1868-1923 (44) succeeded I King Greece. Sophia Hohenzollern Queen Consort Greece 1870-1932 (42) by marriage Queen Consort Greece.

On 24 May 1913 [her nephew] Ernest Augustus Hanover Duke Brunswick 1887-1953 (25) and Viktoria Luise Hohenzollern Duchess Brunswick 1892-1980 (20) were married. They were third cousins once removed. He a great x 2 grandson of King George III of Great Britain and Ireland 1738-1820. She a great granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901.

On 09 Aug 1914 Alastair Windsor 2nd Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1914-1943 was born to Prince Arthur of Connaught 1883-1938 (31) and Princess Alexandra Duff Duchess Fife 1891-1959 (23) at 54 Mount Street Grosvenor Square. He a great grandson of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom 1819-1901. Coefficient of inbreeding 3.69%. He was baptised on 01 Sep 1914 at his parent's home. His godparents were his maternal great-uncle [her son] George V King United Kingdom 1865-1936 (49), Alfonso XIII King Spain 1886-1941 (28), his maternal great-grandmother Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (69), his grandfather Prince Arthur Windsor 1st Duke Connaught and Strathearn 1850-1942 (64), his great-aunt Princess Louise Caroline Alberta Windsor Duchess Argyll 1848-1939 (66) and his cousin Princess Mary Windsor Countess Harewood 1897-1965 (17).

1933. Simon Elwes Painter 1902-1975. Portrait of Princess Mary Windsor Countess Harewood 1897-1965.

On 11 Jan 1923 [her nephew] Constantine I King Greece 1868-1923 (54) died.

On 20 Nov 1925 Alexandra Glücksburg Queen Consort England 1844-1925 (80) died.