[64] Beatrice's biographer, Matthew Dennison, claims that in contrast to Beatrice, Louise remained strikingly good looking throughout her forties. She retained a lifelong correspondence with her brother, Prince Arthur, and was one of King Edward VII's favourite sisters. Career Nam …   Wikipedia, Princess Louise — may be any of: * Princess Louise (ship) single funnel coastal liner that was a docked restaurant ship in Los Angeles Harbor for some years. Louise bestowed her name on four Canadian regiments: The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's) in Hamilton, Ontario; the Princess Louise Dragoon Guards in Ottawa, Ontario (inactive since 1965); the 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) in Moncton, New Brunswick; and the Princess Louise Fusiliers in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

When the woman said that she would have thought so, but was admittedly unsure, Louise replied: “Well take a good look at me now, so you can be sure to know me tomorrow at St. Georges.”[64] The Princess clung to her privacy, and enjoyed not being recognised. The cultural significance of the blanket coat in genteel society, with reference to several early Governors-General and their wives, can be found in "'Very Picturesque and Very Canadian': The Blanket Coat and Anglo-Canadian Identity in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century" by Eileen Stack of the McCord Museum of Canadian History.) When this was not done, Louise voiced her sharp criticism of Helena and Beatrice. [64] Certainly, following Prince Henry's death in 1896, Louise wrote that: "he [Henry] was almost the greatest friend I had—I, too, miss him more than I can say". Louise's marriage survived thanks to long periods of separation; the couple reconciled in 1911 and she was devastated by her husband's death in 1914. Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, c1920 (wikimedia commons) On Louise's arms, the outer points bore cantons gules, and the centre a rose gules. It was named for Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. "[86], Louise spent her last years at Kensington Palace, occupying rooms next to her sister Princess Beatrice. [12], Louise's father, Prince Albert, died at Windsor on 14 December 1861. She then went so far as to suggest a bed that would throw him out at a specified time, but she was told this was not feasible. [44], Louise, Lorne, and two attendants, were hurt in a sleigh accident on 14 February 1880. Patron of the Ladies Lifeboat Guild, Royal National Lifeboat Institution, 1923–39, This page was last edited on 21 October 2020, at 12:07. Louise and Beatrice were now neighbours both at Kensington Palace and Osborne.

In 1863, Edward, the Prince of Wales, married Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Charles Louis Frederick, Duke of Mecklenburg-Mirow, 29. [75], Following the accession of Edward's brother King George VI, she became too ill to move around, and was confined to Kensington Palace, affectionately called the “Auntie Palace” by Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Eventually the worries of a rigid court at Rideau Hall and the "feeble undercurrent of criticism" turned out to be unfounded as the royal couple proved to be more relaxed than their predecessors. Louise was an able sculptor and artist, and several of her sculptures remain today. [7] Leopold and Helena enjoyed a happy (although brief) marriage. [6] Leopold was very fond of Mary Baring, daughter of Lord Ashburton, but, though she was very fond of him too, at 19, she felt she was too young to marry.[6]. Realising that she had not been recognised, Louise enquired whether McCarthy would recognise her again. Following Victoria's death in 1901, Louise entered the social circle established by her elder brother, the new king, Edward VII.

[6] The Queen's labour with Louise was the first to be aided with chloroform. [48], Louise returned to Britain, from Quebec, with her husband on 27 October 1883, and landed at Liverpool.

"[83] Meanwhile, Louise's husband, 9th Duke of Argyll since 1900, took his seat in the House of Lords. [102] The work was intended to be exhibited in 1887, but production was delayed until 1893. [4] He was also tutored by Canon Duckworth[5] and for two years before that, by a young Eton master called Mr. On one occasion, the butler approached her and requested permission to dismiss the second footman, who was late getting out of bed. A few months later, in March 1940, her ashes were moved to the Royal Burial Ground at Frogmore. [33] Louise's relationship with the two sisters closest to the Queen, Beatrice and Helena, was strained at best. A war hospital in Erskine, Scotland, is named after Louise. [97] Of all her siblings, she was closest to Prince Leopold, later Duke of Albany, and she was devastated by his death in 1884.