Person    | Female  Born 26/5/1867  Died 24/3/1953

Queen Mary (consort)

Categories: Royalty

Wife of George V, grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Born Princess Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes of Teck at Kensington Palace. Nicknamed May, the month of her birth. Her engagement to two brothers, each at the time heir to the throne, bears comparison to Catherine of Aragon’s story. Her first royal fiancé, Prince Albert Victor, died. Her marriage in 1893 changed her from Princess Mary of Teck to the Duchess of York and eventually to Queen. Died at her home, Marlborough House, London.

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Queen Mary (consort)

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Australia House - laying of foundation stone

This stone was laid by His Majesty King George V on the twenty-fourth day of ...

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King and Queen visit May Fair Hotel

On March 22nd 1927 their Majesties the King and Queen visited the May Fair Ho...

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Moorfields Eye Hospital - opened

The Duke and Duchess of York went on to become King George V and Queen Mary.

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Queen Mary

Queen Mary died in 1953 at her home, Marlborough House, which is the building...

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St Jude - tower

AMDG stands for “Ad maiorem Dei gloriam”, the Latin motto of the Catholic Jes...

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Queen Mary (consort)

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Church House - foundation stone

This foundation stone was placed here by Her Majesty Queen Mary, twentysixth ...

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Isleden House - 1

The trustees of the London Parochial Charities This building was opened by He...

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Kentish Town garden of remembrance

This garden of remembrance was opened on the 10th April 1948 by Her Majesty Q...

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Lloyd's of London 1928 building foundation stone

This is the foundation stone of the 1928 Lloyd's building.

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Mercantile Marine Memorial - WW1

George V should have been on duty to unveil this but he was seriously ill so ...

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Queen Victoria's first visit to the City of London (as queen)

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In the Temple Bar ceremony the Queen, or King, stops so that the Lord Mayor of London can presents the Sword of State as a sign of loyalty. After the Temple Bar was removed this ceremony continued ...

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King Leopold II of the Belgians

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Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria

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