Mary Princess Royal

Mary, Princess Royal – The beloved Princess

Princess Mary was born on 25 April 1897 as the daughter of the then Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary). The Princess’s great-grandmother Queen Victoria telegraphed “All happiness to you and my little Diamond Jubilee baby.” The christening was performed by the Archbishop of York and the godparents were Queen Victoria, the Duchess [read more]

Mary Adelaide of Cambridge

Mary Adelaide of Cambridge – The original people’s Princess

Mary Adelaide of Cambridge was born on 27 November 1833 as the daughter of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, the youngest surviving son of George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel. It had been more than a decade since Augusta’s last pregnancy, and the family was quite surprised. The christening of the newborn Princess took place six [read more]