Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck

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Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge (Guelph Hanover), Duchess of Teck

Also Known As: "Fat Mary", "known as 'Fat Mary' because of her wide girth"
Birthdate: (63)
Birthplace: Hannover, Deutschland(DB)
Death: October 27, 1897 (63)
White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England
Place of Burial: St. Seorge's Chapel, Castle Hill, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adolphus Frederick Hanover, Duke of Cambridge and Auguste Wilhelmine Luise von Hessen-Kassel, Duchess of Cambridge
Wife of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander, Prinz von Teck
Mother of Queen Mary Victoria (Mary) Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes of Teck, Queen consort of the United Kingdom and Empress consort of India; Lt.-Col. Sir Adolphus Charles Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge; Prince Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick of Teck and Alexander Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone
Sister of Prince George, Duke of Cambridge and Princess Augusta of Cambridge

Occupation: Duchess of Aviano
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About Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck

"Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge (27 November 1833 – 27 October 1897), was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George III and great-grandmother of Elizabeth II. She held the title of Duchess of Teck through 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."


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[S3] Marlene A. Eilers, Queen Victoria's Descendants (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), pages 215, 221. Hereinafter cited as Queen Victoria's Descendants.

[S9] Charles Kidd and David Williamson, editor, DeBretts Peerage and Baronetage (London, U.K.: DeBrett's Peerage, 1999), volume 1, page cv. Hereinafter cited as DeBretts Peerage, 1999.

[S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Families: The Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 298. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Families.

[S12] C. Arnold McNaughton, The Book of Kings: A Royal Genealogy, in 3 volumes (London, U.K.: Garnstone Press, 1973), volume 1, page 228. Hereinafter cited as The Book of Kings.

[S21] L. G. Pine, The New Extinct Peerage 1884-1971: Containing Extinct, Abeyant, Dormant and Suspended Peerages With Genealogies and Arms (London, U.K.: Heraldry Today, 1972), page 16. Hereinafter cited as The New Extinct Peerage.

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page cxxxix. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S105] Brain Tompsett, Royal Genealogical Data, online Hereinafter cited as Royal Genealogical Data.

[S125] Richard Glanville-Brown, online <e-mail address>, Richard Glanville-Brown (RR 2, Milton, Ontario, Canada), downloaded 17 August 2005.

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Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge, Duchess of Teck's Timeline

November 27, 1833
Hannover, Deutschland(DB)
November 27, 1833
- May 18, 1866
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
January 9, 1834
Hannover, Deutschland(DB)
May 18, 1866
- October 27, 1897
Age 32
Basin, Basin, Fishing
May 26, 1867
Age 33
Kenington Palace, London, Middlesex, England
August 13, 1868
Age 34
Kensington Palace, London, Middlesex, England
January 9, 1870
Age 36
Kensington, Greater London, UK
April 14, 1874
Age 40
Kensington Palace, Kensington, London, England
October 27, 1897
Age 63
White Lodge, Richmond Park, Richmond, London, England