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Encyclopedia > Royal Order of Victoria and Albert

The Royal Order of Victoria and Albert was a British Royal Family Order instituted in 1862 by Queen Victoria, and enlarged on 10 October 1864, 15 November 1865 and 15 March 1880. No awards were made after the death of Queen Victoria. The order had four classes and was only granted to women. For the first three classes, the Badge consisted of a medallion of Queen Victoria and the prince Consort, differing in the width and jewelling of the border as the Classes descend, whilst the fourth substitutes a jewelled cipher. All four were surmounted by a crown, which was attached to a bow of white moire ribbon. The honour conferred no rank or title upon the recipient, but recipients were entitled to use the post-nominal letters "VA". The Royal Family Order is an order awarded by the sovereign of the United Kingdom to female members of the royal family. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was the eminent Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and Empress of India from 1 January 1877, until her death in 1901. ... Post-nominal letters also called Post-nominal initials or Post-nominal titles are letters placed after the name of an individual to indicate that that individual holds a position, educational degree, accreditation, office, or honour. ...


The last holder of the Order, Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone, died in 1981. Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone GCVO GBE VA (née Princess Alice of Albany) (25 February 1883 – 3 January 1981), was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. ...

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Recipients

List of recipients from 1893.


First Class

The insignia of ladies of the first class of the order.
The insignia of ladies of the first class of the order.

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (842x529, 82 KB) Summary The insignia of the first class of Royal Order of Victoria and Albert. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (842x529, 82 KB) Summary The insignia of the first class of Royal Order of Victoria and Albert. ... Princess Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise (21 November 1840 – 5 August 1901) was the eldest daughter of Queen Victoria and her consort Albert. ... The Princess Helena, (Helena Augusta Victoria), (25 May 1846 - 9 June 1923), was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth-born child and the third daughter of Queen Victoria. ... This page is about the wife of Edward VII of the United Kingdom. ... The Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, (Louise Caroline Alberta), (18 March 1848 - 3 December 1939) was a member of the British Royal Family. ... The Princess Beatrice, (Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore), (14 April 1857 - 26 October 1944), was a member of the British Royal Family, the fifth daughter and the youngest child of Queen Victoria. ... Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (17 October 1853–24 October 1920) was a daughter of Alexander II of Russia and his first Empress consort Marie of Hesse. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Her Imperial Highness Marie Henriette, Archduchess of Austria (August 23, 1836, Pest, now Budapest, Hungary - September 20, 1902, Spa, Belgium) was the queen consort of King Léopold II of Belgium. ... The Duchess of Connaught Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia (Luise Margarete Alexandra Victoria Agnes) (25 July 1860 - 14 July 1917) was a German princess, and later a member of the British Royal Family, the wife of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught. ... Victoria, Marchioness of Milford Haven, née Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine (Victoria Alberta Elisabeth Mathilde Marie) (5 April 1863-24 September 1950) was the eldest daughter of Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine (1837-1892) and his wife Alice, Princess of Great Britain and... Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Albany (née Her Serene Highness Princess Helene Friederike Auguste of Waldeck and Pyrmont) (17 February 1861 - 1 September 1922) was the daughter of George Victor of Waldeck-Pyrmont (1831-1893) and his wife Helene Wilhelmine of Nassau-Weilburg (1831-1888) She was born in... The Princess Louise, Princess Royal and Duchess of Fife (Louise Victoria Alexandra Dagmar) (20 February 1867-4 January 1931), was the third child and the eldest daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. ... For other persons known as Princess Victoria, see Princess Victoria (disambiguation) The Princess Victoria (Victoria Alexandra Olga Mary) (6 July 1868-3 December 1935) was a member of the British Royal Family, the fourth child and second daughter of King Edward VII. // Early Life Princess Victoria was born on July... Princess Maud of the United Kingdom (Maud Charlotte Mary Victoria) (26 November 1869 – 20 November 1938) later Queen Maud of Norway was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, and later Queen consort of Norway, as the wife of King Haakon VII of Norway. ... Maria Christina of Austria, Queen of Spain Maria Christina, Princess Imperia and Archduchess of Austria, Princess Royal of Hungary and Bohemia (Maria Christina Désirée Henriette Felicitas Rainiera von Habsburg-Lothringen, 21 July 1858–6 February 1929) was the second Queen consort of King Alfonso XII of Spain and... Princess Louise of Prussia (December 3, 1838–April 23, 1923) was the second child and only daughter of Wilhelm I of Germany and Augusta of Saxe-Weimar. ... Auguste Viktoria Auguste Viktoria (October 22, 1858 - April 11, 1921), German Empress, daughter of Frederick, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenberg; married (1881) to Wilhelm II of Germany, and accompanied him to the Netherlands after World War I. She is reputed to have been a woman who loved the arts... King Carol and Queen Elizabeth of Romania Elizabeth of Wied (December 29, 1843 - November 2, 1916) was the Queen Consort of King Carol I of Romania, widely known by her literary name of Carmen Sylva. ...

Second Class

The insignia of ladies of the second class of the order.
The insignia of ladies of the second class of the order.

Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertSecondClass. ... Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertSecondClass. ... Victoria Elizabeth Augusta Charlotte, Duchess of Saxe-Meiningen (24 July 1860-1 October 1919) was the second child born to Crown Prince Friedrich of Prussia and Princess Victoria. ... Her Royal Highness Princess Viktoria of Prussia was the daughter of Frederick III of Germany (1831-1888) and his wife, the former Princess Victoria, Princess Royal (1840-1901) daughter of Queen Victoria. ... Her Highness Princess Helena Victoria (3 May 1870-13 March 1948), nee Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenberg, was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria and a member of the British Royal Family. ... Sophie of Prussia (June 14, 1870–January 13, 1932), was queen consort of King Constantine I of Greece. ... Princess Margarete of Prussia (Margarete Beatrice Feodora) (April 22, 1872–January 22, 1954) was the youngest child of Crown Prince Friedrich III (later Emperor Friedrich III), and Victoria, Princess Royal of Great Britain, a daughter of the British Queen Victoria. ... Her Highness Princess Marie Louise (12 August 1872 - 8 December 1956), nee Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and a member of the British Royal Family. ... Princess Marie of Edinburgh, later Queen of Romania (October 29, 1875 – July 18, 1938), was a member of the British Royal Family. ... Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Victoria Melita) (25 November 1876 - 2 March 1936) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. ...

Third Class

The insignia of ladies of the third class of the order.
The insignia of ladies of the third class of the order.

Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertThirdClass. ... Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertThirdClass. ... Elizabeth, Duchess of Wellington (27 September 1820-13 August 1904) was born Lady Elizabeth Hay, a daughter of the eighth Marquess of Tweeddale. ... Jane Spencer, Baroness Churchill (1 June 1826–24 December 1900), born Lady Jane Conyngham, daughter of the Earl of Mount Charles (later 2nd Marquess Conyngham), married, on 19 May 1849, the 2nd Baron Churchill, at Bifrons House, Kent. ... Anne, Duchess of Atholl (17 June 1814-22 May 1897) was born Anne Home-Drummond, daughter of Henry Home-Drummond of Blair Drummond. ... Charlotte Anne, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry (10 April 1811-18 March 1895) was born Lady Charlotte Anne Thynne, daughter of the 2nd Marquess of Bath. ... Elizabeth, Duchess of Bedford, VA (3rd class) (23 September 1818-22 April 1897) was born Elizabeth Sackville-West, daughter of the 5th Earl De La Warr. ... Anne Emily, Duchess of Roxburghe (14 November 1854-20 June 1923) was born Anne Emily Spencer-Churchill, and was the daughter of the seventh Duke of Marlborough, who served in Conservative governments as Lord President of the Council and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. ... The Countess Spencer as the Countess of Lennox during the Devonshire House Ball, 1897. ... Louisa Jane Montagu-Douglas-Scott, Duchess of Buccleuch and Duchess of Queensberry, VA (3rd class) (26 August 1836-20 March 1912) was born Lady Louisa Jane Russell, daughter of the 6th Duke of Bedford. ... Hariot Georgina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava VA CI DBE (5 February 1843–25 October 1936) was a British peeress. ... The Countess of Antrim on the occasion of the coronation of King George V in 1911. ...

Fourth Class

The insignia of ladies of the fourth class of the order.
The insignia of ladies of the fourth class of the order.
  • Hon Lady Hamilton-Gordon
  • The Viscountess Chewton
  • Edith Codrington, Lady Codrington
  • The Lady Biddulph
  • Lady Eliz. Phillipa Biddulph
  • Hon Flora C.I. Macdonald
  • Hon Mrs Ferguson
  • Hon Horatia Stopford
  • Hon Emily Sarah Cathcart
  • Lady Cust
  • Hon Mrs Magdalen Wellesley
  • Hon Lady Ponsonby
  • Hon Ina Erskine McNeill
  • Lady Geraldine Somerset
  • Hon Harriet Lepel Phipps
  • Mrs Georgina Townshend Wilson

Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertFourthClass. ... Image File history File links OrderofVictoriaandAlbertFourthClass. ...

Source

Whitaker's Almanack 1893 Whitakers Almanack [sic] is a reference book which is published annually in the United Kingdom. ...


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