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London, 1923. King George V; his mother and sister to Marie Feodorovna, Queen Alexandra; Marie Feodorovna and Queen Mary of Teck, wife to George V and future grandmother to HMTQ Elizabeth II.

Ella and her youngest surviving sister, Princess Alix (later Alexandra, last Czarina of Russia). Both women would marry Romanovs and pay for it with their lives.

The tiara Kate wore to her wedding has been worn by the Queen Mother and Princess Anne.

Four generations - Princess Mary with her first son, George, her father, King George V, and her grandmother, a rather frail looking Queen Alexandra, The Queen Mother. (George V was Nicholas IIs cousin)