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Choose from 39 pictures in our Ena collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg with family

Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg (1884-1966), fourth and youngest daughter of Prince Alfred of Edinburgh and his wife, Maria Alexandrovna (later Duke and Duchess of Saxe-Coburg), shown here with her husband, Alfonso, 5th Duke of Galliera (1886-1935) and her three sons, from left, Alonso (1912-1936), Ataulfo (1913-1974) and Alvaro, 6th Duke of Galliera (1910-1997). Known as 'Baby Bea' in the family, she married King Alfonso XIII's cousin but refused to convert to Catholicism. Alfonso was compelled to take away his cousin's army commission and titles. After spending time at homes in Coburg and Switzerland, the couple returned to Spain in 1912 where Beatrice aggravated tensions between Alfonso and his wife Queen Ena (Beatrice's cousin), openly flirting with the king and allegedly procuring mistresses for him. Eventually, she was ordered to leave Spain once more, although she did return, bravely remaining behind in 1931 after the proclamation of the Spanish Second Republic, to look after the King's elderly aunt.

© Charlotte Zeepvat/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library

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Queen Ena of Spain:'The Bride's State Entry into the Church'

Illustration showing Princess Ena of Battenberg (1887-1969) entering the Church of San Geronimo in Madrid, under a canopy accompanied by her mother Princess Beatrice and future mother-in-law, Queen Maria Christina of Spain, on the occasion of her marriage to King Alfonso XIII of Spain. Following the wedding ceremony, the couple narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by Mateo Moral who threw a bomb, concealed in a bouquet, at the Royal carriage. The couple's marriage was not a success. Ena passed on haemophilia to two of her sons and she and Alfonso eventually separated in 1931 when they were exiled in the wake of the Second Spanish republic. Ena is the grandmother of the present King Juan Carlos of Spain. Date: 9th June 1906

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mar

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The sons of King Alfonso XIII and Queen Ena of Spain

The sons of Queen Ena and King Alfonso XIII of Spain: (l to r) Infante Gonzalo, Alfonso, Prince of the Asturias, Infante Juan and Infante Jaime. Haemophilia struck the Spanish royal family twice over, the gene inherited through Queen Ena's mother, Princess Beatrice, youngest daughter of Queen Victoria. Both the eldest, Alfonso and the youngest, Gonzalo were sufferers. With circumcision customary in the Spanish royal family, the diagnosis was made soon after birth. The news gradually resulted in a rift between Queen Ena and her husband, who never forgave Ena. Infante Jaime suffered double mastoiditis at the age of four and the resulting operation left him deaf, with his speech left undeveloped. The Prince of the Asturias renounced his rights to the throne to marry a commoner: he died in a car crash in 1938. Gonzalo had already been killed on the road in Austria four years earlier. The Spanish throne was eventually restored after General Franco's regime with the present King Juan Carlos, son of Infante Jaime.

© Charlotte Zeepvat/ILN/Mary Evans Picture Library