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Prince Philip's mother, Her Royal Highness Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1885-1969) Alice of Battenberg

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Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark. Born Princess Alice of Battenberg, a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married Prince Andrew of Greece and had 5 children including Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, making her Queen Elizabeth's mother-in-law. She was congenitally deaf, devoutly religious and is recognised at Yad Vashem for hiding a Jewish family from the Holocaust.

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A smiling Queen Victoria with her youngest daughter Princess Beatrice (standing), her granddaughter and Beatrice's niece Princess Victoria of Battenberg (seated), and great-granddaughter Princess Alice of Battenberg | 1886. Alice, who was born deaf, married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark. They had four daughters and one son, Philip. In 1928 Philip was sent to live in England. He joined the Royal Navy in 1939 and married his third cousin Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in 1947.

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Princess Alice of Battenberg (the mother of the Duke of Edinburgh) attending the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II wearing her nun's habit. 1953.

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Princess Alice of Battenberg, wife of Prince Andrew of Greece & Denmark. Mother of Prince Phillip

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Her Royal Highness Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (1885-1969) née Her Serene Highness Princess Alice of Battenberg (Prince Phillip's Mother)

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L'ancienne cour -Prince Andrew of Greece and wife Princess Alice of... -

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Her Serene Highness Princess Victoria Alice of Battenberg (mother of the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) was born in the Tapestry Room at Windsor Castle. Eldest child of Prince Louis of Battenberg and his wife Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (eldest daughter of Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, the second daughter of Queen Victoria).

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Prince Philip with his mother, Princess Andrew of Greece (nee Princess Alice of Battenberg).

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Last Night's Viewing: The Queen's Mother-in-Law, Channel 4

Princess Alice of Battenberg, later Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark (Victoria Alice Elizabeth Julia Marie; 25 February 1885 – 5 December 1969), was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and mother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth II.

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