Mary Adelaide of Cambridge

Mary Adelaide of Cambridge

Birth
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 27 Oct 1897 (aged 63)
Richmond, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London, England
Burial Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England
Plot Royal Vault
Memorial ID 8614933 · View Source
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British Nobility. Younger daughter of Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge and Princess Augusta of Hesse-Cassel, she was born Her Royal Highness Princess Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth Guelph. She was ceaselessly popular with the public, and nicknamed Fat Mary for her very wide girth, prompting her first cousin, Queen Victoria to comment "The mob likes fat people". Mary had extravagent tastes in food, clothes, and jewels, and was the first of the royal family to patronize many charities. She married Francis of Teck, later Duke of Teck, on June 12, 1866. Together they had three sons and one daughter, Mary, who married Prince George, later King George V. Princess Mary died at White Lodge, Richmond Park, at the age of 64.

Bio by: Kristen Conrad



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  • Originally Created by: Kristen Conrad
  • Added: 8 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8614933
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (27 Nov 1833–27 Oct 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8614933, citing St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .