On December 3rd, 1891 Albert Victor, the heir to the British throne, proposed to Mary of Teck. The wedding was set for February 27th, 1892. But he fell ill with influenza in the great pandemic of 1889–92 and died on January 14th, 1892.
The wedding at Buckingham Palace in 1893. From left to right, back: Alexandra, Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Victoria of Edinburgh, George, Victoria of Wales and Maud. Front: Alice, Beatrice, Margaret, Mary, Victoria of Battenberg, Victoria Patricia of Connaught.
Another royal passed on fiancee: Princess Dagmar of Denmark.
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