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Mary of Teck

Initially famous simply because the wife and queen consort of King George V of England, Mary of Teck assumed the status of queen mother when her sons Edward and Albert ruled England. Before her relationship, she was briefly involved to her potential husband’s sibling, Prince Albert Victor, who passed away of influenza before their wedding ceremony could occur. In the past due 1890s, she received the name of Patron from the London Needlework Guild. Delivered in 1867 to Prince Francis, Duke of Teck and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Mary of Teck wedded Prince George, Duke of York (afterwards Ruler George V of Britain) in 1893. She and George got six kids, including a boy, George VI, who ruled Britain from 1936 until 1952 and became the daddy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her oldest boy, Edward VIII, was just briefly Ruler of Britain; his engagement and following marriage for an American divorcee provoked a constitutional turmoil and disqualified him from ruling THE UK.

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