Alice, Princess Andrew of Greece 1962
Alice attended the wedding of Princess Sophie of Greece to the Juan Carlos, the future King of Spain. Alice is escorted by Princess Sibylla of Sweden, down the stairs of the Royal Palace in Athens, to the wedding reception in the Ballroom of the Palace.
Defiant woman who forged Prince Philip's steel
AS THE flotilla of boats snaked its way triumphantly along the Thames last Sunday in the Diamond Jubilee pageant, no one would have known that the Duke of Edinburgh was in increasing discomfort as he stood at the Queen’s side on the royal barge for three hours.
Prinz Philip von Edinburgh mit seiner Mutter Alice von Griechenland, Duke of Edinburgh with his mother
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, with his mother Princess Alice of Greece and Denmark. By this time she had become a nun although she lived her later years in Buckingham Palace with Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth.:
Prince Philip joked 'I'm past my sell-by date' before retiring
Prince Philip retired at 95 because he feared looking increasing frail in public and admitted in his typically frank style to close friends: 'I'm past my sell-by date'.