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Harold Levinson: "How was the Queen?"
Cora Crawley: "You know, she sort of sits there being Queen Mary-like."
— After Rose MacClare's presentation.

Mary of Teck is the queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, spouse of King George V and the mother of Edward, Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII), Albert, Duke of York (the future George VI), and Mary, Princess Royal.

Background

Born Victoria Mary Augusta Louise Olga Pauline Claudine Agnes, her father was the Duke of Teck and her mother was Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, a granddaughter of King George III.

Known as May within the family, she became engaged to Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, the elder son of the future King Edward VII. However, Prince Albert Victor died of pneumonia six weeks after the engagement was announced. A year later, she became engaged to her late fiance's younger brother George. She would become Duchess of York and then Princess of Wales before her husband was crowned King George V. She would go on to bear him a daughter and five sons.

2013 Christmas Special

The Lady Rose MacClare is presented to the King and Queen at court during the 1923 London Season.

Film

The King and Queen plan a visit to Downton Abbey in 1927. They send their servants ahead of them. They also visit their daughter Princess Mary at Harewood House, where a ball is held in their honor.

Accompanying the royal couple are Queen Mary's lady in waiting (and Crawley family cousin) Lady Maud Bagshaw, and her maid, Lucy Smith.

Appearances

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Series 4 Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Christmas Special
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Series 5 Episode 1 Episode 2
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Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8 Christmas Special
   
The film The film
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External Links

  1. Wp icon 16x16 Mary of Teck at Wikipedia
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