Mary Adelaide (1833–1897)

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Mary Adelaide (1833–1897)

Duchess of Teck . Name variations: Mary Adelaide Guelph; Fat Mary. Born Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth on November 27, 1833, in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany; died on October 27, 1897, at White Lodge, Richmond Park, Surrey, England; daughter of Adolphus Guelph, 1st duke of Cambridge, and Augusta of Hesse-Cassel (1797–1889); married Francis, 1st duke of Teck, on June 12, 1866; children: Mary of Teck (1867–1953); Adolphus, 1st marquess of Cambridge (1868–1927); Francis of Teck (1870–1910); Alexander of Teck, earl of Athlone (1874–1957).

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