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In Pictures: Princess Alice
Princess Alice
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Princess Alice died peacefully in her sleep at Kensington Palace at the age of 102.
Princess Alice as a baby
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The Princess, seen here as a baby, was born on Christmas Day, 1901.
Alice with Henry on their wedding day
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She married Henry, the third son of George V, in 1935 to become the Duchess of Gloucester.
Alice (2nd from left, back row) with the Royal Family in 1944
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Seen here on the Queen's 18th birthday, she was the monarch's aunt.
Alice at the premiere of Retreat Hell in 1952
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She dismissed the dilettante lifestyle as 'pointless and boring' and preferred travel.
Alice in 1953
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She was patron to many organisations, such as the CPRE, Girls Brigade and the Royal Society.
Alice in 1956
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She also worked with several hospital and welfare services, including King's College Hospital and North Islington Nursery.
Alice in 2001
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She became the oldest ever Royal in 2003 at the age of 101 years and 238 days.
Alice with her daughter-in-law and grandchildren in 2001
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She was rarely seen in public after 1995 and died with her immediate family close by.
Flag at half-mast
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The flag over Buckingham Palace flew at half-mast after the death was announced. The Queen said she was 'greatly saddened'.



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