The woman who talked Queen Victoria around: Looking Back, May 16 edition

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Has Rugby ever looked more splendid than it did on this occasion in 1907?

This was the welcome that Princess Henry of Battenberg received on a visit. Initially named Beatrice, she was Queen Victoria’s fifth child, and married Prince Henry of Battenberg in 1885. V

Victoria reportedly needed some persuading to consent to the marriage, with Beatrice serving as her unofficial secretary. She died in 1944, aged 87.