Alice, duchessa di Gloucester, è stata un membro della famiglia reale britannica, moglie e in seguito vedova del principe Henry, duca di Gloucester, terzogenito di re Giorgio V e della Regina Mary. Figlia del VII Duca di Buccleuch & Queensberry, il più grande proprietario terriero di Scozia, i suoi fratelli, Walter e William e suo nipote John, sono stati tutti deputati conservatori. Per matrimonio è stata cognata di Edoardo VIII e Giorgio VI e zia di Elisabetta II. Era madre ...
Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, GCB, CI, GCVO, GBE, GCStJ (born Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott; 25 December 1901 – 29 October 2004) was the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, the third son of King George V and Queen Mary. She was the mother of Prince William of Gloucester and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester .
The wedding dress of Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott was worn at her wedding to Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester on 6 November 1935 in the Private Chapel of Buckingham Palace. Alice was the third daughter of the 7th Duke of Buccleuch and his wife Lady Margaret Bridgeman, and Henry was the third son of King George V and Queen Mary .
The House of Montagu Douglas Scott, or simply Scott, is an aristocratic family in the United Kingdom, founded initially in the 15th century as Clan Scott. In the 17th century, James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth , eldest illegitimate son of Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland , who would lead the Monmouth Rebellion married Anne Scott, 1st Duchess of Buccleuch .
The wedding of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott took place on Wednesday, 6 November 1935, in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace. A larger public ceremony had been planned for Westminster Abbey, but plans were scaled back after the bride's father, the 7th Duke of Buccleuch, died of cancer on 19 October.
The engagement between Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, third son of King George V and Queen Mary, and Lady Alice Montagu Douglas Scott, third daughter of the 7th Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch, was announced on 2 September 1935 at Balmoral Castle. Alice later recalled there was no formal proposal and the Duke had "mumbled it as we were on a walk o...
The wedding took place on 6 November 1935 in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace. That morning, the Duke had breakfast with his parents, the King and Queen, at Buckingham Palace. Lady Alice left her family's home in Grosvenor Place in the Glass Coach with her brother, the 8th Duke of Buccleuch. They made the short journey to Buckingham Palace b...
Owing to the scaled-back celebrations and the small size of the private chapel, the wedding was attended by just over 100 guests, mostly close family and friends.
After the ceremony, the newlyweds proceeded from the chapel to an adjoining drawing room to sign the register. Afterward, they appeared with their families on the palace balcony. The crowds were especially delighted by the appearance of Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose. They returned inside for a short wedding breakfast. After the wedd...
Alice Christabel Montagu-Douglas-Scott, née le 25 décembre 1901 et morte 29 octobre 2004, est un membre de la noblesse puis de la famille royale britannique, par son mariage avec Henry de Gloucester (troisième fils du roi George V et de la reine Mary), et de ce fait titrée princesse Alice, duchesse de Gloucester.