Mary of Teck

Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes, Princess of Teck; called “May” by her family

Daughter of Franz, Duke of Teck (1837-1900), himself a morganatic son of  Alexander, Duke of Württemberg (1804-1885), and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)

Born: Kensington Palace, London 26. May 1867

Christened: Kensington Palace, London 27. Jul 1867


Married: Chapel Royal, St. James’s Palace, London 6. Jul 1893 Prince George, Duke of York, who became George V. King of the United Kingdom in 1910 (1865-1936), son of Edward, Prince of Wales, later Edward VII. King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910) and Alexandra, Princess of Denmark (1844-1925)


Died: Marlborough House, London 24. Mar 1953 from lung cancer

Buried: St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle

Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; GHdA, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004; Marita A. Panzer “Englands Königinnen“ Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg 2001; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page