Mary of Teck
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Mary of Teck (26 May 1867 – 24 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.
|This article about a political figure is a stub. You can help Wikiquote by expanding it.|
- Really! This might be Roumania!
- Of the Abdication Crisis, 1936.
- James Pope-Hennessy, Life of Queen Mary (1959), ch.7., ii.
- Well, Mr. Baldwin, this is a pretty kettle of fish!
- Statement to Stanley Baldwin during the abdication crisis. (1936)
- Quoted by James Pope-Hennessy in Queen Mary, 1867-1953 (1959).
- 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