Mary of Teck

Queen consort of the United Kingdom Empress of India

Mary of Teck (26 May 186724 March 1953), born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes, was Queen consort of George V of the United Kingdom and grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. She was Queen Mother from 1936 to 1952.

Mary of Teck


  • Really! This might be Roumania!
    • Of the Abdication Crisis, 1936.
    • James Pope-Hennessy, Life of Queen Mary (1959), ch.7., ii.
  • You are a member of the British royal family. We are never tired, and we all love hospitals.
    • In response to a younger royal complaining of tiredness and disdain for Mary's expectation that royalty visit hospitals and attend to the war-wounded during World War I
    • John Pearson, The Ultimate Family: The Making of the Royal House of Windsor (A&C Black, 2011), 14

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