Victor Albert, Duke of Kent and Rothesay

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Prince Victor Albert, Duke of Kent and Rothesay (1888-1918) was the eldest son of James V, father of Edward VI, and grandfather of Elizabeth I. By all accounts, Victor Albert was a highly strung man with a powerful sense of duty. He even married when and to whom his father insisted--in 1910 to a distant cousin of the monarch of Xliponia named Elizabeth. They had five children:

Prince Albert Victor died as a result of the Influenza Epidemic of 1918. His children were raised by their grandfather. Albert Victor's brother, Henry, Duke of Doncaster and Inverness (1890-1947) was unmarried and living abroad at the time, in the wake of a scandal.

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