Lady Cecilia Gore

Born Lady Cecilia Letitia Gore. Assumed the name Lady Cecilia Underwood (her mother’s maiden name) after her marriage to the Duke of Sussex. Created Duchess of Inverness in 1840.

Daughter of Arthur Gore, 2nd Earl of Arran (1734-1809) and his third wife Elizabeth Underwood.

Born: c. 1785


  1. May 1815 Sir George Buggin (d. 12. Apr 1825)

  2. (in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act) Great Cumberland Place, London 2. May 1831 Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex (1773-1843), son of George III. King of the United Kingdom (1738-1820) and Charlotte, Princess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818).

No issue

Died: Kensington Palace, London 1. Aug 1873

Buried: Kensal Green Cemetary, London



Source:  Alison Weir: “Britain’s Royal Families”, Vintage Books 2008; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. III/1, 1983, Verlag J. A. Stargaardt, Burke’s Peerage and Gentry, online version