Mary of Teck

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Mary of Teck

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.


  • 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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