Friday, 4 August 2017

Old Photograph Queen Mary Warrenden Park Road Edinburgh Scotland


Old photograph of Queen Mary on Warrenden Park Road on a Royal visit to Edinburgh, Scotland. Mary of Teck became Queen Mary, consort of King George V. She was the mother of kings Edward VIII and George VI, and the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Also known as Victoria, Mary of Teck, was raised in an upper class family in Great Britain. After losing her first fiancé to influenza, she married his brother, the future King George V. During her reign as consort, she was a strong advocate for her husband as the kingdom experienced change. When the king fell ill, she attended to him until his death. Afterward, she endured her son, Edward VIII's, abdication of the throne and continued her charitable service to her country until her death.



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