• One of the non-reigning royals in the line that made Mary of Teck, wife of George V of the United Kingdom, one generation closer to George III than her husband was.


Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth of Cambridge was born 27 November 1833 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany to Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) and Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889) and died 27 October 1897 in White Lodge, Richmond Park, London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. She married Franz von Teck (1837-1900) 12 June 1866 in Kew, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. Notable ancestors include Charlemagne (747-814), William I of England (1027-1087), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Henry II of England (1133-1189), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Rurik (c832-879), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584). Ancestors are from the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, England, France, Belgium, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Belarus, Bohemia, Ukraine, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Portugal, Scotland, Latvia, Israel, Ireland, Turkey.

Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (Mary Adelaide Wilhelmina Elizabeth; 27 November 1833 - 27 October 1897) was a member of the British Royal Family, a granddaughter of George III. She later held the title of Duchess of Teck by marriage.

Mary Adelaide is remembered as the mother of Queen Mary, the consort of George V. She was one of the first Royals to patronise a wide range of charities.


Offspring of Franz Paul Karl Ludwig Alexander von Teck and Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Victoria Mary of Teck (1867-1953) 26 May 1867 Middlesex (Kensington Palace+ Middlesex+ England) 24 March 1953 Middlesex (Marlborough House+ Westminster+ Middlesex+ England) George V of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)

Adolphus, Duke of Teck (1868-1927)
Francis of Teck (1870-1910)
Alexander of Teck (1874-1957) 14 April 1874 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom 16 January 1957 Kensington Palace, Kensington, Greater London, England, United Kingdom Alice of Albany (1883-1981)

Namesakes of Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Mary of Great Britain (1723-1772)Leicester House, Westminster, London, England, United KingdomHanau, Hesse, GermanyGeorge II of Great Britain (1683-1760)Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)Friedrich II. von Hessen-Kassel (1720-1785)
Mary of the United Kingdom (1776-1857)Buckingham House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomGloucester House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, United KingdomGeorge III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820)Charlotte von Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744-1818)William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1834)
Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897)Hanover, Lower Saxony, GermanyWhite Lodge, Richmond Park, London, Middlesex, England, United KingdomAdolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850)Auguste von Hessen-Kassel (1797-1889)Franz von Teck (1837-1900)

Common ancestors of Mary Adelaide of Cambridge (1833-1897) and Franz von Teck (1837-1900)

  1. George II of Great Britain (1683-1760)
  2. Wilhelmine Karoline of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1683-1737)

Noteworthy descendants include

  1. Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom (1926)

Footnotes (including sources)

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