Prince Philip’s Mother Was Born A Royal, But Her Life Was Filled With Tragedy

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As the Queen’s husband, Prince Philip is one of the most well-known members of the British royal family. Yet many people probably aren’t aware of the dark secret lurking in Philip’s past. That’s because the astonishing life of his mother, Princess Alice of Battenberg, is not a plotline covered in The Crown – or anywhere else. Alice’s story was far removed from the entitlements and trappings of royal association, you see, and will almost certainly leave you stunned.