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  • One of the non-reigning royals in the line that made Mary of Teck, wife of George V of the United Kingdom, one generation closer to George III than her husband was.

Biography

Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge was born 27 November 1833 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany to Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) and Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889) and died 27 October 1897 White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married Franz von Teck (1837-1900) 12 June 1866 in Kew, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Charlemagne (747-814)/s, Henry II of England (1133-1189)/s, Willem van Oranje (1533-1584)/s, Hugh Capet (c940-996)/s, Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560)/s.

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth; 27 November 1833 - 27 October 1897) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George III. She later held the title of Duchess of Teck by marriage.

Mary Adelaide is remembered as the mother of Queen Mary, the consort of George V. She was one of the first Royals to patronise a wide range of charities.



Children


Offspring of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander von Teck and Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Victoria Mary of Teck (1867-1953) 26 May 1867 Kensington Palace, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 24 March 1953 Marlborough House, Greater London, England, United Kingdom George V of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Adolphus, Duke of Teck (1868-1927)
Francis of Teck (1870-1910)
Alexander of Teck (1874-1957) 14 April 1874 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 16 January 1957 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Alice of Albany (1883-1981)







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