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Princess Alice married Henry, Duke of Gloucester -- the third son of King George V and brother of the queen's father, King George VI -- in 1935.
LONDON (AP) -- Princess Alice, aunt of Queen Elizabeth II and the oldest member of the British royal family, has died, Buckingham Palace said Saturday. She was 102.
The palace said the princess died peacefully in her sleep on Friday with her family around her.
A spokesman said the queen was greatly saddened by the death of her aunt. He said the queen ``remembers with gratitude Princess Alice's service to the monarchy and to the country.''
Born Lady Alice Christabel Montagu Douglas Scott on Christmas Day, 1901, the princess married Henry, Duke of Gloucester -- the third son of King George V and brother of the queen's father, King George VI -- in 1935.