Although she remained cool and collected in times of peril, Princess Victoria Eugenie had demons nipping at her heels. From her tumultuous marriage to her heartbreaking trials with motherhood, she was no stranger to the slurs of condemnation. Still, even as Victoria Eugenie her best foot forward, she would never escape her utterly twisted fate.
1. She Had Powerful Connections
On October 24, 1887, Princess Victoria Eugenie blessed the royal family with her arrival. As the granddaughter of the illustrious Queen Victoria, she already had a world of expectation thrust upon her. Luckily for Victoria Eugenie, her aging grandmother developed a soft spot for her. Of course, being a favorite of the Queen was no small matter.
There were big things in store for this tiny baby.