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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #270 on: December 13, 2011, 07:00:10 AM »
Yes, it was a visit of Beatrice to Ena and her family. 

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #271 on: December 13, 2011, 08:37:02 AM »
Was that a painting or an etching ?

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #272 on: December 13, 2011, 12:00:47 PM »
Yes, it was a visit of Beatrice to Ena and her family. 

Oh! I misread! For some reason I read it as *Ena's* arrival in Spain, not Beatrice's. My apologies.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #273 on: December 13, 2011, 05:21:59 PM »
By Beatrice I think she meant her mother and not her cousin Beatrice of Coburg.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #274 on: March 15, 2012, 09:38:50 AM »
They were actually very lucky that they were both free of the "Royal Disease" that plagued the life of their mother. It was feared that they were carriers too.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #276 on: August 21, 2012, 09:32:10 PM »
I really like the hairstyle in the first picture of Queen Ena posted above by bednayaliza. Thank you for sharing those.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #277 on: August 22, 2012, 12:52:39 PM »
I think Theo Aronson described her best as her main beauty lies in her blond hair and "peaches & cream" natural coloring. Her later good taste in clothes also helped her popularity. However she was not tall and had a short neck and legs and her laugh resembled "something from the stables".

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #278 on: August 23, 2012, 08:40:15 AM »
Some otherwise perfectly pleasant people have the most annoying laughs. Maybe she did.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #279 on: August 23, 2012, 09:13:41 AM »
Yes. I think that was the reason that she usually looking dignified in public and at most smiles serenely. Only within her intimate circle did she relaxed.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #280 on: August 23, 2012, 08:36:23 PM »
That, and...she was the Queen...she wasn't going to act anything *but* dignified. Of course she was criticised for it, with people calling her "cold".

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #281 on: October 12, 2012, 09:29:34 PM »
Queen Ena's Cartier bracelet set to lead Sotheby's auction:

http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=58251#.UHjRz5ibIy5

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #282 on: October 13, 2012, 11:10:32 AM »
Lovely...Ena's collection of jewels was quite extensive.

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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #283 on: October 24, 2012, 07:23:36 PM »
Ena with her brothers in 1896



with her mother and brothes 1899


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Re: Victoria Eugenia of Battenberg, Queen of Spain
« Reply #284 on: December 30, 2012, 01:21:54 AM »
When did Ena and Alfonso separate?