The Crown: Who was Princess Alice and did an interview with the media really change public perceptions of her?

Princess Alice

With the return of Netflix’s hit royal drama series The Crown, attention has turned to a lesser-known member of the monarchy: Princess Alice.

The show has been known to tread a fine between fact and fantasy and “Bubbikins” – the fourth episode of season three – raises many questions about the real life of this enigmatic woman.

Princess Alice’s turbulent life saw her serving as military nurse during World War I, becoming a nun, living in exile twice and struggling with her mental health.

Prince Philip’s semi-estranged mother was born congenitally deaf in Windsor Castle in 1885 and raised as an English princess.[ . . . ]

Continue at: The Crown: Who was Princess Alice and did an interview with the media really change public perceptions of her? | The Independent

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