Queen Marie of Romania and princess Ileana. Later in life, Princess Ileana founded the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, the first English language Orthodox monastery in North America. She was the third female descendant of Queen Victoria to become a Mother Superior in a convent of her own foundation. She served as abbess until her retirement in 1981, remaining at the monastery until her death in 1991.
Regina Maria, Romania
Princess Ileana of Romania with her husband Archduke Anton of Austria and their son, Archduke Stefan
Princess Ileana of Romania,her life and family
Growing family. Ileana and Anton with their 2 eldest children, Archduke Stefan and Archduchess Maria Ileana.
Princess Ileana of Romania with her fiance Arch Duke Anton of Austria