Alice : Princess Andrew of Greece
by Hugo Vickers
Editor: St. Martins Press-3pl
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“In 1953, at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Alice was dressed from head to toe in a long gray dress and gray coat, and a nun of the veilIn the midst of all the jewelry, and velvet, and wreaths endowed, and beautiful uniforms, she released a filthy simplicitySitting with the royal family, she was a part of them, still somehow away from them.Insofar as it is to remind everyone today is that this dark character in gray nun clothes”Princess Alice, Prince Phillip’s mother, was something of a mystery figure even within her own familyShe was born deaf at Windsor Castle in the presence of her grandmother, Queen Victoria, and grew up in England, Darmstadt, and Malta.In 1903 she married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and from there her life was eclipsed by wars, revolutions and periods of exile.By the time she was thirty-five years old, virtually every point of stability was overturnedAlthough the British royal family remained in the ascendant, his German family ceased to be sliced princes, his two aunts who had married Russian royalty had come wild ended, and soon after, Alice’s own husband was almost executed as a scapegoat policyIn the mid years of his life, which followed a classic and accomplishment path, did quite the oppositeShe was suffering from a serious religious crisis and, at the age of forty-five, was abducted from her family and placed in a sanatorium in Switzerland, where she was pronounced a paranoid schizophreniaLike her stay at the clinic become prolonged, there was a time when it seemed she could never walk free againHow she got her recovery is just one of the remarkable aspects of her story
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