Lady Maud Duff

Born Lady Maud Alexandra Victoria Georgina Bertha Duff.

Styled Princess of Great Britain and Ireland in 1905 by her grandfather King Edward VII.  She ceased to use this title after her marriage.

Daughter of Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife (1849-1912) and his wife Princess Louise, Princess Royal of the United Kingdom (1867-1931).

Born: East Sheen Lodge, Richmond 3. Apr 1893

Married: Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London 13. Nov 1923 Charles Carnegie, later 11th Earl of Southesk (1893-1992), son of Charles Carnegie, 10th Earl of Southesk (1854-1941) and Ethel Bannerman.


Died: London 14. Dec 1945 from acute bronchitis



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