Mary (1897–1965)

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Mary (1897–1965)

Princess Royal of England and countess of Harewood . Name variations: Mary Lascelles. Born Victoria Alexandria Alice Mary on April 25, 1897, in York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England; died on March 28, 1965, in Harewood House, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England; daughter of George V, king of England (r. 1910–1936), and Mary of Teck (1867–1953); married Henry Lascelles (1882–1947), 6th earl of Harewood, on February 28, 1922; children: George Lascelles, 7th earl of Harewood (b.1923); Gerald Lascelles (b. 1924).