Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, as a child with his Mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg.

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, as a child with his Mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg.

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

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

Princess Victoria Alice (Alice) of Battenberg (1885-1969) became a religious mystic. She was placed in a mental institution by her husband, Prince Andrew of Greece, in 1930. After three years she gained her release but understandably did not return to Prince Andrew. She lived in Athens during WWII working with the poor. Alice later established an order of Greek Orthodox nursing nuns. She was deaf and read lips in 3 languages.

Princess Victoria Alice (Alice) of Battenberg (1885-1969) became a religious mystic. She was placed in a mental institution by her husband, Prince Andrew of Greece, in 1930. After three years she gained her release but understandably did not return to Prince Andrew. She lived in Athens during WWII working with the poor. Alice later established an order of Greek Orthodox nursing nuns. She was deaf and read lips in 3 languages.

Princess Alice of Greece (née Alice of Battenberg) was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg.

Prince Charles lays flowers at grandmother's grave in Jerusalem for first time

Princess Alice of Greece (née Alice of Battenberg) was the mother of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg.

Alice Battenberg was the mother of the Queen's husband - Prince Philip. Alice was near deaf and a religious zealot. As the years went by, she began to have visions that she was Christ's bride. She was declared a paranoid schizophrenic and committed to an asylum by force in 1930. Alice is Prince William's great grandmother.

Alice Battenberg was the mother of the Queen's husband - Prince Philip. Alice was near deaf and a religious zealot. As the years went by, she began to have visions that she was Christ's bride. She was declared a paranoid schizophrenic and committed to an asylum by force in 1930. Alice is Prince William's great grandmother.

Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, nee Princess Alice of Battenberg, with her daughters Princess Margareta and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Princess Andrew of Greece and Denmark, nee Princess Alice of Battenberg, with her daughters Princess Margareta and Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

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