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Authors: Matthew Dennison

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Stanley, Pamela,
216

Stockmar, Christian Friedrich, Baron,
13
,
15
. z 3. 4i

Stoddart, Jane T.,
88

Stoddart, Joseph (‘Colonel Stodare’; magician),
51

Stoney, Benita,
100

Story, Robert Herbert,
213

Stowe, Harriet Beecher:
Uncle Tom's
Cabin
,
67

Sumner, John, Archbishop of Canterbury,
7

Sussex, Prince Augustus, Duke of,
151

Switzerland,
56
–7,
111

Swoboda, Rudolph,
120
,
228

tableaux vivants,
173–5

Tait, Archibald, Bishop of London
and later
Archbishop Canterbury,
2
,
7
,
81

Tangiers,
224

Tatler,
250

Teck, Princess Mary Adelaide, Duchess of
see
Mary Adelaide, Princess

Tenniel, Sir John,
30

Tennyson, Alfred, ist Baron:
In
Memoriam,
21,
29
; on Princess Beatrice's childhood prettiness,
31
; last birthday party,
59
; ‘Queen Mary’,
73
; and John Brown,
100
; and Princess Beatrice's wedding,
141
,
154
; ‘To HRH Princess Beatrice’,
144
–5; and Queen Victoria's fiftieth wedding anniversary,
179

Tennyson, Emily, Lady,
18

Tennyson, Hallam, 2nd Baron,
242

theatricals,
50
,
173
–7,
201

Theed, William,
21

Theobald (tutor),
229
,
230

Thomas, Norah,
259

Thornycroft, Mary,
12

Thurston, Mary Ann,
12
,
19
,
25
,
44
,
82

Times, The,
79,
82
,
256
,
263

Times Literary Supplement,
263

Tisdall, E.E.P.,
26

Tommy (pony),
44
,
67

Topsy (pony),
98

Toptschilecheff (secretary to Prince of Bulgaria),
150

Tosti, (Sir) Francesco Paolo,
58

Tuaha, Kissling te,
39

Tuxen, Laurits,
228

Van der Kiste, John,
252

Vanity Fair
(journal),
150

Vernet,
240

Victoria, Queen: birth of Princess Beatrice,
2
–8; wedding anniversaries,
17
,
22
–3,
179
; state visit to France (1855),
18
,
88
; and death of Prince Albert,
21
–2,
23
–8; in mourning,
29
,
31
–4,
44
–6,
50
–53,
65
–6; relationship with John Brown,
32
,
44
,
76
,
77
,
85
,
87
,
95
–101,
109
,
114
,
118
,
157
; and Prince of Wales's wedding,
36
–7; reception of Maori chiefs,
39
; visits Belgium and Germany (1862, 1863 and 1865),
39
–41; and Princess Beatrice's childhood friendships,
54
–6; Swiss holiday (1868),
56
–7; and birth of Princess Maud,
61
; and her daughters’ marriages,
69
–72,
128
–9,
130
,
182
; publication of
Leaves from a Journal of Our Life in the Highlands,
73–4,
107
; and Princess Beatrice's confirmation,
81
–2; and French imperial family,
86
–91; editing of her Journal,
92
–3,
100
,
216
–23,
252
–3,
254
; and Deceased Wife's Sister Bill,
103
–5; French holidays (1882 and 1891), III,
114–15; and Princess Beatrice's health,
112
–13; growing reliance on Princess Beatrice,
113
–14,
119
,
128
; and Princess Beatrice's relationship with Prince Louis of Battenberg,
116
–17; and Prince Alexander of Battenberg (‘Sandro’),
125
–7; and Princess Beatrice's relationship with Prince Henry of Battenberg,
127
–33; her conditions for their marriage,
131
,
132
,
134
–5, T 37 _ 8,
180
; and arrangements for the wedding,
144
–51; at the wedding ceremony,
152
–6; influence of Prince Henry on,
159
–60,
176
,
182
; on Princess Elizabeth,
161
; and birth of Princess Beatrice's children,
162
–9; Golden Jubilee,
165
,
166
,
176
,
228
,
238
; group portrait with Princess Beatrice and Princess Helena,
176
; and death of Prince Henry,
187
,
190
,
192
,
201
; failing health,
204
,
209
–212; death,
213
; service of remembrance,
215
; her will,
216

Character & characteristics: fondness for bad weather,
109
–111,
112
–13; fondness for pretty children,
11
,
30
; health,
69,
75–7,
95
,
102
, n o,
112
,
114
,
203
–4,
209
–210; letter-writing,
42
,
63
,
221
–2; love of animals,
66
–7; love of dolls,
54
; maternal nature,
10
–11,
13
–14; mental health,
1
–2,
28
–9,
76
; musical appreciation,
57
–8,
92
–3; temper,
10
–11; views on education,
15
–16,
18
; views on literature,
72
–3

Victoria, Princess Royal (
later
Crown Princess of Prussia,
then
Empress Frederick; ‘Vicky’): birth,
2
; and Princess Beatrice's christening,
8
; engagement,
9
; and Princess Beatrice's first birthday,
13
; state visit to France (1855),
18
; birth of children,
20
; and Prince Albert's death,
27
; appearance,
30
; her wedding,
36
,
46
,
156
; and Prince of Wales's wedding,
36
,
38
; visit to Windsor (1865),
53
; and Queen Victoria's withdrawal from public life,
75
; and Princess Beatrice's confirmation,
80
,
81
; her own confirmation,
82
; and Prince Alexander of Battenberg (‘Sandro’),
126
; and Princess Beatrice's marriage,
131
,
135
,
138
,
152
–3; literary ambitions,
161
; and death of Prince Henry,
194
,
201
,
202
; cancer,
212
–13, z 3 z; her correspondence with Queen Victoria,
221
–2; publication of her letters,
252

Victoria of Edinburgh, Princess,
141

Victoria of Hesse, Princess (
later
Battenberg,
then
Marchioness of Milford Haven): and death of her mother,
45
; christening,
49
; and Queen Victoria's advice on friendship,
55
; childhood,
64
–5,
67
,
104
; and John Brown,
99
–100; marriage,
116
,
118
,
119
–20,
124
,
129
; and Princess Beatrice's marriage,
135
,
147
,
148
; at Osborne (Christmas 1884),
137
; and birth of Princess Beatrice's children,
164
,
166
; at Heiligenberg,
185
; and Princess Beatrice's photography,
204
; relinquishing of German title,
248
; and the body of Grand Duchess Elizabeth,
251
–2

Victoria of Holstein, Princess,
141

Victoria of Prussia, Princess (‘Moretta’),
125
–6,
127
,
130
,
168
,
181

Victoria of Wales, Princess,
141
,
142
,
203
,
234

Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Princess (
later
Queen of Spain; ‘Ena’): on her mother's devotion to Queen Victoria,
59
,
158
–9; birth,
165
–6; father's gift,
183
; trip to Germany (1898),
202
; ‘difficult nature’,
211
,
233
; and deaths of Prince Henry and Queen Victoria,
213
,
214
; portraits of,
228
,
248
; trip to North Africa (1903–4),
229
–30; coming out,
234
; marriage,
233
,
234
–9,
253
; birth of children,
239
–40; on death of Prince Maurice,
246
; and Prince Leopold's illness,
250
; in exile,
255
,
261
; and death of Princess Beatrice,
264
–5

Victoria and Albert
(yacht),
114
,
149
,
234

Wales, Alexandra, Princess of
see
Alexandra, Princess of Wales

Wales, Edward, Prince of
see
Edward, Prince of Wales

Wales, George, Prince of
see
George of Wales, Prince

Wales, Mary, Princess of
see
Mary of Teck, Princess

Ward, Edward Matthew,
12

Ward, Henrietta,
12

Warrender, Lady Maud,
256

Waterpark, Eliza Jane, Lady: and Princess Beatrice's birthdays,
53
,
59
; and Prince of Wales's typhoid fever,
78
; on Louis Napoleon,
87
; at school feast at
Whippingham,
94
; and New Year 1879,
112
; and Princess Beatrice's marriage,
136
,
142
,
149
,
153
; and royal amateur dramatics,
175

Watts (dog),
165

Wegner, Hans,
2
–3

Wellington College,
210

Weltzein, Heinrich C,
100

Westminster, Arthur Stanley, Dean of,
41
,
44
–5

Whippingham,
94
,
148
–9; St Mildred's Church,
81
–2,
141
,
146
–7,
149
,
152
–3,
192
,
197
,
200
,
248

William of Prussia, Prince (
later
William II, German Emperor),
11
,
20
,
28
,
30
,
38
,
62
–3,
138
–9,
150
,
213

Williams, John (gynaecologist),
166

Windsor Castle: Queen Victoria's dressing room,
12
; St George's Chapel,
25
,
26
,
149
; children's dances at,
53
; Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry's rooms,
184
,
225
,
226

Winnington-Ingram, Arthur, Bishop of London,
236

Winterhalter, Franz,
7
,
12
–13,
40
,
46
,
64

Woodville, Richard Caton,
145

Woodward, Thomas,
68

World, The
(journal),
86
–7

Wurttemberg, Duke Alexander of,
153

Wynnstay Collieries,
170
–71

Wyon, Allan,
145

York, Duchess of
see
Mary of Teck, Princess

Ypres,
245

Ypres League,
247
,
251
,
255

Zulu uprising,
88
–9

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