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Adolphus Cambridge
Birth: Aug. 13, 1868
Kensington
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Greater London, England
Death: Oct. 24, 1927
Shrewsbury
Shropshire Unitary Authority
Shropshire, England

British Nobility, Duke of Teck, 1st Marquess of Cambridge. He was born His Serene Highness Prince Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus of Teck, the eldest son of Prince Francis of Teck and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, and younger brother of Mary of Teck, who became Queen Mary. Due to his abnormally long string of names, he was commonly called "Dolly" by his family. Educated at Wellington College, he then attended the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. He served with the 17th Lancers, his uncle's regiment, before transferring to the 1st Life Guards in 1894. With this regiment he served in the Boer War. In October of 1894 he married Lady Margaret Grosvenor, and they had four children. He succeeded his father as Duke of Teck in 1900, but renounced that title during World War I when the royal family dropped all Germanic titles. He adopted the surname of Cambridge in honour of his grandfather Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge. He also dropped the title of His Highness and was created the 1st Marquess of Cambridge. Adolphus died at Shatton Hall, Shrewesbury at the age of 59. (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
 
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 Parents:
  Prince Francis, Duke of Teck (1837 - 1900)
  Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Evelyn Grosvenor Cambridge (1873 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary of Teck (1867 - 1953)*
  Adolphus Cambridge (1868 - 1927)
  Francis Joseph Leopold Frederick Teck (1870 - 1910)*
   Alexander of Teck (1874 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Royal Burial Grounds at Frogmore
Windsor
Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough
Berkshire, England
 
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Originally Created by: Connie Nisinger
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
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