The Queen's mother-in-law. Princess Alice of Battenberg (1885-1969) was the mother of Prince Philip. She was born deaf, but read lips in several languages. She married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark in 1903 and had 5 children. Her family was exiled from Greece in 1917. Her later years were devoted to charity and she founded the order of nuns known as the Christian Sisterhood of Martha and Mary.
The family of Prince and Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, from left: Prince Andrew, Princess Alice, Princess Margarita, Princess Theodora, Princess Cecilie, Princess Sophie, Prince Philip (now Duke of Edinburgh, husband of the Queen), 1926
Princess Elizabeth, 21, (born 21 April 1926) and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, 26, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 10 June 1921) in their 1947 engagement photo.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh leave after attending Evensong in celebration of the centenary of the Order of the Companions of Honour at Hampton Court Palace on June 13, 2017 in London, England.