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REFERENCE TITLE NAME BORN DIED   TITLE NAME BORN DIED COMMENTS
5 Grand Duke Ludwig I of Hesse and by Rhine 1753 1830 Landgravine Luise of Hesse-Darmstadt 1761 1829 Ludwig was previously Landgrave Ludwig X of Hesse-Darmstadt who on 13 August 1806 assumed the title Grand Duke of Hesse and on 7 July 1816 by the Congress of Vienna was further recognised as the Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (as Ludwig I).
Ludwig I and Luise were first cousins their respective fathers were brothers.
5.1 Grand Duke Ludwig II of Hesse and by Rhine 1777 1848 Princess Wilhelmina of Baden 1788 1836 See 32.18 - Various sources report that Wilhelmina's last two children (Alexander and Marie) were fathered by Baron August Ludwig von Senarclens de Grancy. To avoid a scandal, Ludwig II, acknowledged Alexander and Marie as his own children
5.11 Grand Duke Ludwig III of Hesse and by Rhine 1806 1877 Princess Mathilda of Bavaria 1813 1862 See 18.12
5.11 Grand Duke Ludwig III of Hesse and by Rhine 1806 1877   Magdalene Appel 1846 1917 Magdalene was created Baroness von Hochstädten on 9 June 1868.
A brief report on the death of Ludwig III
5.12 Prince Karl of Hesse and by Rhine 1809 1877 Princess Elizabeth of Prussia 1815 1885 Elizabeth's father Prince Wilhelm of Prussia (1783-1851) was a brother of King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia
5.121 Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine 1837 1892 Princess Alice of Great Britain 1843 1878 See 1.3 - Alice died after contracting diphtheria from her son Ernst (he subsequently made a recovery).
Birth Registration of Princess Alice.
A detailed report on the marriage of Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Princess Alice. Marriage Registration of Grand Duke Ludwig IV and Princess Alice.
The New York Times Report on Ludwig IV's death
The New York Times Report on Alice's death
5.121 Grand Duke Ludwig IV of Hesse and by Rhine 1837 1892   Alexandrine von Kolemine 1854 1941 Grand Duke Ludwig secretly married Alexandrine von Kolemine, known as Madame de Kolemine on in Darmstadt on 30 April 1884 on the same day as his daughter Victoria married Prince Louis of Battenberg. Under pressure from Queen Victoria the marriage was speedily annulled and the marriages dissolved on 9 July 1884.
As part of the annulment settlement Alexandrine was provided with an annuity of forty thousand marks and created Countess Romrod.
Alexandrine was born Alexandrina Hutten-Czapska and was firstly married to Alexander Kolemine the Russian chargé d'affaires in Darmstadt. Following her quick annulment from Ludwig she married thirdly another Russian diplomat Baron Bacheracht on 18 May 1893.
5.1211 - QVD Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine 1863 1950 Prince Louis of Battenberg 1854 1921 See 5.142 -
Prince Louis was created 1 st Marquess of Milford Haven and the family name changed to Mountbatten in 1917. He became a British Subject in 1868 at the age of 14 years.
A detailed article on the wedding of Princess Victoria and Prince Louis.
Birth Registration of Princess Victoria
Death Registration of Princess Victoria
Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine and Prince Louise of Battenberg are buried at St. Mildred's Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight. Iron Cross marking their grave (photograph - Allan Raymond during a visit)
5.1212 - QVD Princess Elizabeth "Ella" of Hesse and by Rhine 1864 1918 Grand Duke Serge of Russia 1857 1905 See 4.917 - Grand Duke Serge was killed by an anarchist's bomb
Elizabeth took the name "Elisaveta Feodorovna" on her marriage
5.1213 - QVD Princess Irene of Hesse and by Rhine 1866 1953 Prince Heinrich of Prussia 1862 1929 See 11.213
5.1214 - QVD Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine 1868 1937 Princess Victoria Melita "Ducky" of Edinburgh (Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) (and of Great Britain) 1876 1936 See 1.43 - Grand Duke Ernst lost his throne on 8 November 1918 when Hesse was proclaimed a Republic
The New York Times Report on the wedding of Ernst Ludwig and Victoria Melita
5.1214 - QVD Grand Duke Ernst Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine 1868 1937 Princess Eleonore "Onor" of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich 1871 1937 Grand Duke Ernst lost his throne on 8 November 1918 when Hesse was proclaimed a Republic.
Report on the wedding of Ernst Ludwig and Eleonore.
Ernst died on 9 October 1937, the following month on 16 November his wife Eleonore together with their son Hereditary Grand Duke Georg (and his wife Princess Cecilie and two sons) were killed in an aeroplane accident near Ostende.
5.12141 - QVD Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine 1895 1903         Elisabeth died of typhoid fever
5.12142 - QVD   Stillborn Son (son of Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh (Saxe-Coburg) and Grand Duke Ernest Louis of Hesse and by Rhine) 1900 1900          
5.12143 - QVD Hereditary Grand Duke Georg Donatus of Hesse and by Rhine 1906 1937 Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark 1911 1937 See 16.73 - Hereditary Grand Duke Georg his wife Princess Cecilia, two sons and mother Princess Eleoner were killed in an aeroplane accident near Ostende. Cecilia was eight months pregnant at the time of the crash and the baby's body was discovered amongst the wreckage. The party were on their way to Croydon Airport to attend the wedding of his brother Prince Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine to Margaret Geddes. A total of eight passengers and three crew members were killed in the crash.
The Evening Independent of 23 November 1937 (a Florida based newspaper) included a report from the newspaper Midi-Journal which had said a Belgian inquiry into last week's airplane disaster at Ostend indicated that the pilot attempted to land because the Archduchess of Hesse bei Rhein , one of the passengers, was giving birth to a baby. The body of the new-born infant was found in the wreckage.
5.121431 - QVD Prince Ludwig of Hesse and by Rhine 1931 1937         Prince Ludwig and his younger brother Alexander along with their parents were killed in an aeroplane accident near Ostende. Please see above
5.121432 - QVD Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine 1933 1937         Prince Alexander and his older brother Ludwig along with their parents were killed in an aeroplane accident near Ostende. Please see above
5.121433 - QVD Princess Johanna of Hesse and by Rhine 1936 1939         Princess Johanna died of Meningitis. She had been adopted by her uncle Ludwig following the tragic death of her parents and siblings
5.121434 - QVD   Stillborn Child (child of Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark and Grand Duke Georg of Hesse and by hine) 1937 1937         The child's body was discovered amongst the wreckage, Princess Cecilie was reported to be eight months pregnant at the time of the crash. Please see above
5.12144 - QVD Prince Ludwig "Lu" of Hesse and by Rhine 1908 1968   Margaret "Peg" Geddes 1913 1997 The Ducal House of Hesse and by Rhine came to an end on the death of Prince Ludwig. Ludwig had previously adopted his distant cousin Landgrave Moritz of Hesse-Cassel in 1960 and by a family pact Landgrave Moritz became Head of all the House of Hesse.
Margaret "Peg" Geddes was the daughter of Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes, 1st Baron Geddes, her brother Alexander Campbell-Geddes was married to Altgräfin Marie Anne of Salm-Reifferscheidt-Krautheim and Dyck.
Ludwig and Margaret were married on 17 November 1937 just one day after the tragic death of Ludwig's brother the Hereditary Grand Duke Georg Donatus of Hesse and the Rhine and his family in an aeroplane accident near Ostende. The Hereditary Grand Duke and his family were on their way to Croydon Airport to attend the wedding of Ludwig and Margaret.
The day after the wedding Ludwig and Margaret visited the scene of the tragic air crash at Ostend
A reflection on the terrible tragedy curse surrounding the Hesse and the Rhine family.
Obituary: Princess Margaret of Hesse and the Rhine.
The marriage registration of Prince Ludwig and Margaret Geddes.
A copy of the original marriage certificate of Prince Ludwig and Margaret Geddes.
5.1215 - QVD Prince Friedrich Wilhelm "Frittie" of Hesse and by Rhine 1870 1873         Friedrich suffered from haemophilia and died after falling through a window
5.1216 - QVD Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine 1872 1918 Emperor Nicholas II of all the Russias 1868 1918 See 4.9131 - Alix took the name "Alexandra Feodorovna" on her marriage.
Report on the wedding of Alix and Nicholas
5.1217 - QVD Princess Marie "May" of Hesse and by Rhine 1874 1878         Marie died of diphtheria
5.122 Prince Heinrich of Hesse and by Rhine 1838 1900   Caroline Willich gen. von Pöllnitz 1848 1879 Caroline was created Baroness von Nidda on 28 February 1878.
Caroline died just two days after the birth of her son Karl Ludwig
5.122 Prince Heinrich of Hesse and by Rhine 1838 1900   Emilie Hrzic de Topuska 1868 1961 Emily was created Baroness von Dornberg on 14 September 1895.
A brief report of the marriage of Heinrich and Emilie
5.1231 Count Karl Ludwig von Nidda 1879 1920          
5.1232 Baron Carl Ludwig von Dornberg 1893 1917          
5.123 Princess Anne of Hesse and by Rhine 1843 1865 Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1823 1883 See 23.111 - Anne died 9 days after giving birth to her daughter Anne
5.124 Prince Wilhelm of Hesse and by Rhine 1845 1900   Josephine Bender 1857 1952 Josephine was created Baroness of Lichtenberg on 15 April 1884
5.1241   Gottfried Ludwig von Lichtenberg 1877 1914   Elisabeth Müller 1880 1961  
5.125   Stillborn Son 1848 1848          
5.13 Princess Elizabeth of Hesse and by Rhine 1821 1826          
5.14 Prince Alexander of Hesse and by Rhine 1823 1888 Countess Julie von Hauke 1825 1895 Julie von Hauke was created Countess of Battenberg on 5 November 1851 (a week after her marriage to Alexander) and Princess of Battenberg on 26 December 1858 by her brother-in-law Grand Duke Ludwig III of Hesse and by Rhine.
An interesting article on the "Mountbatten" family
5.141 Princess Marie of Battenberg 1852 1923 Prince Gustav of Erbach-Schönberg (1 st Prince of Erbach-Schönberg) 1840 1908 Erbach-Schönberg received the Hessian title of Prince on 18 August 1903, hitherto they had been Counts of Erbach-Schönberg.
An interesting article on Princess Marie zu Erbach-Schonberg (Princess of Battenberg) Reminisces book
5.1411 Prince Alexander "Alexi" of Erbach-Schönberg (2 nd Prince of Erbach-Schönberg) 1872 1944 Princess Elisabeth of Waldeck and Pyrmont 1873 1961 See 42.7 - A very small article on Princess Elisabeth
5.14111 Princess Imma of Erbach-Schönberg 1901 1947 Baron Hans Karl von Dörnberg 1875 1924 Baron Hans Karl von Dörnberg was firstly married to Countess Maria Viktoria von Hohenau
5.14111 Princess Imma of Erbach-Schönberg 1901 1947   Neil Boyd Watson McEacharn 1884 1964 Birth Registration of Neil McEacharn
Marriage registration of Imma and Neil.
Death Registration of Imma "McEacharn"
5.14112 Prince Georg Ludwig of Erbach-Schönberg (3 rd Prince of Erbach-Schönberg) 1903 1971   Marie Margarethe Deringer 1903 1967  
5.141121 Prince Ludwig of Erbach-Schönberg (4 th Prince of Erbach-Schönberg) 1926 1998   Rosemarie Moshage 1927    
5.1411211 Hereditary Prince Burckhard of Erbach-Schönberg 1951 1998          
5.1411212 Prince Dietrich of Erbach-Schönberg (5 th Prince of Erbach-Schönberg) 1954     Monika Recknagel 1955   Dietrich is the present Head of the Princely House of Erbach-Schönberg
5.14112121 Princess Elisabeth Diana of Erbach-Schönberg 1985            
5.1411213 Princess Uta Edda of Erbach-Schönberg 1955            
5.1411214 Princess Patricia Jutta of Erbach-Schönberg 1967            
5.141122 Princess Edda Marie of Erbach-Schönberg 1930 1993   Josef Dierkes 1924    
5.141123 Prince Maynolf Wilhelm of Erbach-Schönberg 1936     Marie Katharine Markert 1921 1992  
5.141123 Prince Maynolf Wilhelm of Erbach-Schönberg 1936     Erika List 1938    
5.141123 Prince Maynolf Wilhelm of Erbach-Schönberg 1936     Solveig Schlegel 1949    
5.1411231 Princess Isabelle of Erbach-Schönberg 1977     Andreas Ellinger 1977    
5.1411232 Prince Peter of Erbach-Schönberg 1981     Corinna Schaffer 1983    
5.14112321 Prince Sandro of Erbach-Schönberg 2003            
5.14112322 Prince Cecilie of Erbach-Schönberg 2007            
5.14113 Prince Wilhelm Ernst of Erbach-Schönberg 1904 1947 Countess Alexandra von Schlitz genannt von Görtz 1910 1989 Wilhelm died in an internment camp at Krassni-Lubsch, Russia.
There were rumours in 1930 that the future Queen Juliana of the Netherlands would become engaged to Wilhelm, obviously nothing came of this.
5.141131 Princess Marianne of Erbach-Schönberg 1939 1939          
5.14114 Princess Helene Sophie of Erbach-Schönberg 1907 1979         It was reported in 1935 that a twenty year old Princess Helene zu Erbach Schonberg wanted independence and lived in small flat with hopes of earning her own living as a book-binder. Although there are discrepancies between the actual age of Helene Sophie and that mentioned in the report it does appear most likely the report is referring to Helene Sophie
5.1412   Stillborn Son 187? 187?          
5.1413 Prince Maximilian "Maxi" of Erbach-Schönberg 1878 1892         Maximilian suffered from a severe disability accompanied by recurring fits
5.1414 Prince Victor of Erbach-Schönberg 1880 1967 Countess Elizabeth Szechenyi de Sarvaret Felso-Videk 1888 1977  
5.1415 Princess Marie Elisabeth "Edda" of Erbach-Schönberg 1883 1966 Prince Wilhelm of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1870 1931  
5.14151 Count Ludwig-Christian of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1910 1945 Countess Anna von Schlitz genannt von Görtz 1912 1999  
5.141511 Count Wilhelm of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1938 2001 Baroness Marie-Agnes von Seebach 1940    
5.141512 Countess Ulrike of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1940   Count Friedrich of Solms Laubach 1937    
5.141512 Countess Ulrike of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1940   Baron Kurt-Joachim of Eisenach 1943    
5.141513 Count Gisbert of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1942   Princess Feodora Reuss-Köstritz 1942   See 27.242411
5.141514 Count Herman of Stolberg-Wernigerode 1943   Countess Angelna von Oegnhausen 1949    
5.142 Prince Louis of Battenberg 1854 1921 Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine 1863 1950 See 5.1211- Prince Louis was created 1 st Marquess of Milford Haven and the family name changed to Mountbatten in 1917. He became a British Subject in 1868 at the age of 14 years.
An interesting little article regarding Prince Louis.
Death Registration of Prince Louis of Battenberg
5.1421 - QVD Princess Alice of Battenberg 1885 1969 Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark 1882 1944 See 16.7 - Alice was profoundly deaf having been born with a ear defect (thickness of the "Eustachia" tubes).
Birth Registration of Princess Alice
Death Registration of Princess Alice
5.1422 - QVD Lady Louise Mountbatten 1889 1965 King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden 1882 1973 See 3.1311 - Lady Louise Mountbatten was previously Princess Louise of Battenberg until the family name was changed to Mountbatten in 1917
5.1423 - QVD   George Mountbatten (2nd Marquess of Milford Haven) 1892 1938 Countess Nadejda de Torby 1896 1963 See 4.9832 - George Mountbatten was previously Prince George of Battenberg until the family name was changed to Mountbatten in 1917.
Marriage Registration of Prince George of Battenberg and Countess Nadejda de Torby
Death Registration of George Mountbatten (2nd Marquess of Milford Haven)
5.14231 - QVD Lady Tatiana Elizabeth Mountbatten 1917 1988          
5.14232 - QVD   David Mountbatten (3rd Marquess of Milford Haven) 1919 1970   Romaine Pierce 1923 1975   
5.14232 - QVD   David Mountbatten (3rd Marquess of Milford Haven) 1919 1970   Janet Bruce 1937   Death Registration of David Mountbatten (3rd Marquess of Milford Haven)
5.142321 - QVD   George Mountbatten (4th Marquess of Milford Haven) 1961     Sarah Walker 1961   Birth Registration of George Mountbatten.
Sarah Walker is the daughter of the boxer George Walker
5.142321 - QVD   George Mountbatten (4th Marquess of Milford Haven) 1961     Clare Steel 1960    
5.1423211 - QVD Lady Tatiana Mountbatten 1990            
5.1423212 - QVD   Henry "Harry" Mountbatten (Earl of Medina) 1991            
5.142322 - QVD Lord Ivar Mountbatten 1963     Penelope Thompson 1966    
5.1423221 - QVD   Ella Mountbatten 1996            
5.1423222 - QVD   Alexandra Mountbatten 1998            
5.1423223 - QVD   Louise Mountbatten 2002            
5.1424 - QVD Earl Louis Mountbatten of Burma 1900 1979   Edwina Ashley 1901 1960 Earl Louis Mountbatten was previously Prince Louis of Battenberg until the family name was changed to Mountbatten in 1917. Earl Louis and his grandson Nicholas Knatchbull were killed by the IRA.
An interesting article on Earl Mountbatten published just after his death.
Birth Registration of Earl Mountbatten
Birth Registration of Edwina Ashley
. Marriage registration of Earl Mountbatten and Edwina Ashley
5.14241 - QVD Countess Patricia Mountbatten of Burma 1924     John Knatchbull (7 th Baron Brabourne) 1924 2005 Marriage registration of "Patricia Mountbatten and John Knatchbull (Baron Brabourne).
An out of date Web Page on the "Knatchbull Communications Group" which gives a brief "Who We Are" on Lord Brabourne and his four sons
5.142411 - QVD   Norton Knatchbull (8 th Baron Brabourne) 1947     Penelope Eastwood 1953   Birth registration of Norton Knatchbull
5.1424111 - QVD   Nicholas Knatchbull 1981            
5.1424112 - QVD   Alexandra Knatchbull 1982            
5.1424113 - QVD   Leonora Knatchbull 1986 1991          
5.142412 - QVD   Michael-John Knatchbull 1950     Melissa Owen 1960   Birth registration of Michael-John Knatchbull
5.142412 - QVD   Michael-John Knatchbull 1950     Penelope Coates 1959    
5.1424121 - QVD   Kelly Knatchbull 1988            
5.1424122 - QVD   Savannah Knatchbull 2001            
5.142413 - QVD   Anthony Knatchbull 1952 1952          
5.142414 - QVD Lady Joanna Knatchbull 1955   Baron Hubert Pernet du Breuil 1956 2004 Birth registration of Joanna Knatchbull
5.142414 - QVD Lady Joanna Knatchbull 1955     Azriel Zuckerman 1943    
5.1424141 - QVD Baroness Eleuthera Pernet du Breuil 1986            
5.1424142 - QVD   Alexander Azriel Zuckerman 2002            
5.142415 - QVD Lady Amanda Knatchbull 1957     Charles Ellingworth 1957   Birth registration of Amanda Knatchbull
5.1424151 - QVD   Luke Ellingworth 1991            
5.1424152 - QVD   Joseph Ellingworth 1992            
5.1424153 - QVD   Louis Ellingworth 1995            
5.142416 - QVD   Philip Knatchbull 1961     Atalanta Cowan 1962   Birth registration of Philip Knatchbull
5.142416 - QVD   Philip Knatchbull 1961     Wendy Leach 1966    
5.1424161 - QVD   Daisy Knatchbull 1992            
5.1424162 - QVD   Frederick Knatchbull 2003            
5.1424163 - QVD   John Robin Knatchbull 2004            
5.142417 - QVD   Timothy Knatchbull 1964     Isabella Norman 1971   Nicholas and Timothy Knatchbull were twins
5.1424171 - QVD   Amber Knatchbull 2000            
5.1424172 - QVD   Milo Knatchbull 2001            
5.1424173 - QVD   Ludovic Knatchbull 2003            
5.1424174 - QVD   Isla Selina Edwina Knatchbull 2005            
5.1424175 - QVD   Wilhelmina "Willa" Knatchbull 2008            
5.142418 - QVD   Nicholas Knatchbull 1964 1979         Nicholas and Timothy Knatchbull were twins.Nicholas and his grandfather Earl Louis were killed by the IRA
5.14242 - QVD Lady Pamela Mountbatten 1929     David Hicks 1929 1998 Wedding photographs of Pamela Mountbatten and David Hicks
5.142421 - QVD   Edwina Hicks 1961     Jeremy Brudenell 1960    
5.1424211 - QVD   Maddison Brudenell 1994            
5.1424212 - QVD   Jordan Anne Brudenell 1995            
5.1424213 - QVD   Rowan Brudenell 2001            
5.142422 - QVD   Ashley Hicks 1963     Allegra Tondato 1960    
5.1424221 - QVD   Angelica Hicks 1992            
5.1424222 - QVD   Ambrosia Hicks 1997            
5.142423 - QVD   India Hicks 1967           If you would like to spoil yourself in Harbour Island, Bahamas why not try this?
A touching report on India Hicks adoption of a Bahamian teenager
5.1424231 - QVD   Felix Flint Wood 1997           Felix's parents are India Hicks and David Flint Wood
5.1424232 - QVD   Amory Flint Wood 1999           Amory's parents are India Hicks and David Flint Wood
5.1424233 - QVD   Conrad Lorenzo Flint Wood 2003           Conrad's parents are India Hicks and David Flint Wood
5.1424234 - QVD   Domino Carmen Flint Wood 2007           Domino's parents are India Hicks and David Flint Wood
5.143 Prince Alexander "Sandro" of Battenberg 1857 1893   Johanna Loisinger 1865 1951 Prince Alexander was elected Prince of Bulgaria in 1879 and after strong pressure from Russia was forced to abdicate 1886 . He took the title Count von Hartenau on his unequal marriage in 1889 and died of Appendicitis.
Death report on Prince Alexander.
Prince Alexander was engaged - the actual items will be found half way down the second column to Princess Victoria of Prussia. Due to political pressure involving the British, Prussian and Russian Royal Families, Alexander was forced to give up hope of marrying Princess Victoria
5.1431 Count Arsen of Hartenau 1890 1965   Bertha Hussa 1892 1971  
5.1432 Countess Zwetana of Hartenau 1893 1935   Charles Hercule Boissevain 1893 1946  
5.144 Prince Henry "Liko" of Battenberg 1858 1896 Princess Beatrice of Great Britain 1857 1944 See 1.9 - Henry died from malaria fever contracted in Africa whilst participating in the Ashanti expedition and died at sea. His body was preserved in rum and brought back to England for burial in St Mildred's Church, Whippingham, Isle of Wight.
An alternative report on his death.
A detailed report on the wedding of Prince Henry and Princess Beatrice .
Marriage registration of Prince Henry and Princess Beatrice
5.1441 - QVD Prince Alexander "Drino" of Battenberg 1886 1960 Lady Irene Denison 1890 1956 Alexander was created Marquess of Carisbrooke and the family name changed to Mountbatten in 1917.
Birth Registration of Prince Alexander Death Registration of Alexander, Marquess of Carisbrooke and Irene, Marchioness of Carisbrooke
5.14411 - QVD Lady Iris Mountbatten 1920 1982   Hamilton Keyes O'Malley 1910 1989 Birth Registration of Iris Mountbatten
Birth Registration of Hamilton Keyes O'Malley
Marriage Registration of Iris Mountbatten and Hamilton Keyes O'Malley
5.14411 - QVD Lady Iris Mountbatten 1920 1982   Michael Neely Bryan 1916 1972 The marriage of Iris Mountbatten and Michael Neely Bryan only lasted a couple of months.
Michael Neely Bryan was an American Jazz musician who played with the likes of Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw and at one time did deeds that perhaps he shouldn't have?
5.14411 - QVD Lady Iris Mountbatten 1920 1982   William Kemp 1921 1991 Obituary of Lady Iris Mountbatten
5.144111 - QVD   Robin Alexander Bryan 1957           Robin is the natural father of three children
5.1441111 - QVD   Edward Curtis Houle 1979           Edward 's parents are Robin Alexander Bryan and Louise Houle
5.1441112 - QVD   Faith Bryan 1979           Faith's parents are Robin Alexander Bryan and Arizona N
5.1441113 - QVD   Elijha Alexander Bryan 1995           Elijha's parents are Robin Alexander Bryan and Pamela Jean Foster
5.1442 - QVD Princess Victoria Eugenia "Ena" of Battenberg 1887 1969 King Alfonso XIII of Spain 1886 1941 See 10.73 - King Alfonso left Spain without abdicating on 14 April 1931. He subsequently abdicated on 15 June 1941 in favour of his son Infant Juan
5.1443 - QVD Prince Leopold of Battenberg 1889 1922         Leopold's family name was changed from Battenberg to Mountbatten in 1917 and he took the title of Lord Leopold Mountbatten. Leopold suffered from haemophilia and died following an hip operation.
Birth Registration of Prince Leopold
Death registration of Leopold Mountbatten
New York Time report on the funeral of Leopold
5.1444 - QVD Prince Maurice of Battenberg 1891 1914         Maurice was killed by an exploding shell while leading an attack on the Belgian frontline near Ypres in World War 1. At his mother's (Princess Beatrice) request, he was buried among his comrades in a cemetery in Ypres. Some further details of his death.
5.145 Prince Franz Josef "Franzjos" of Battenberg 1861 1924 Princess Anna of Montenegro 1874 1971 See 40.7
5.15 Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine 1824 1880 Emperor Alexander II of all the Russias 1818 1881 See 4.91 - Marie took the name "Maria Alexandrovna" on her marriage. Emperor Alexander was assassinated in St Petersburg by a terrorists bomb.
5.2 Prince Luise Karoline and by Rhine 1779 1811 Prince Ludwig Anhalt-Köthen 1778 1802  .

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