Mary of Teck, queen consort of King George V

Standard Name: Mary of Teck,, queen consort of King George V
Used Form: Princess Mary


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death John Oliver Hobbes
A requiem mass was held for JOH at the JesuitChurch of the Immaculate Conception in Farm Street, London, with an address given by Hobbes's friend Monsignor William Francis Brown . She was buried...
Family and Intimate relationships John Oliver Hobbes
Pearl was taken seriously ill on their honeymoon to Cannes. On the journey back to England she had to be carried on a litter. She was lame and on crutches for a time, and...
Friends, Associates John Oliver Hobbes
She made many friends and acquaintances both as a figure in society and as an author. These included literary people such as George Meredith , Thomas Hardy , Punch editor Owen Seaman , William Archer
Friends, Associates Edith Craig
Sybil Thorndike presided over the dinner, and Queen Mary sent her congratulations. EC was presented with a cheque and a scroll signed by two hundred friends. Playwright Cicely Hamilton was among the speakers who paid...
Leisure and Society Flora Klickmann
FK was a collector of dolls'-house furniture, which she rightly regarded as a legitimate art form.
Lazell, David. Flora Klickmann and her Flower Patch. Flower Patch Magazine.
She did much to publicise the Queen's Dolls' House (given as a gift to Queen Mary by Princess Marie Louise
Leisure and Society Violet Trefusis
VT , like Alice Keppel , spent part of the war at endless parties,
Souhami, Diana. Mrs. Keppel and Her Daughter. Flamingo.
even if in wartime conditions none of them could compete with her parties at the Eiffel Tower. Her re-entry...
Literary responses Freya Stark
John Jock Murray and Sir Sydney Cockerell initially advised Stark against writing this book, urging her to remain in the travel genre rather than attempt philosophical writing. However, they apologized for their opinions when the...
politics George Egerton
The protesters marched to Buckingham Palace, where King George V and Queen Mary appeared on the balcony.
Egerton, George. A Leaf from the Yellow Book. Editor White, Terence de Vere, Richards Press.
Residence Catharine Amy Dawson Scott
When first married, CADS lived in a luxurious home at 2 Bennet Street in London. Her husband was often called out suddenly to nearby St James's Palace to attend on members of the royal...
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
During the early 1920s VSW was invited by Queen Mary to provide a text for the collection in her famous dolls' house. Sackville-West obliged with a tiny-weeny handwritten book, A Note of Explanation, which...
Textual Production Vita Sackville-West
At the invitation of Queen Mary , VSW contributed a tiny miniature book during the early 1922 for the library shelves of the queen's celebrated dolls' house at Windsor Castle. Entitled A Note of...
Textual Production Agatha Christie
The origin of the stage play was a radio play. Elizabeth Jenkins tells a story that this was based on the actual killing of a war evacuee by the farmer with whom he and his...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Frances Billington
MFB credits Queen Mary and her attempts to mobilize women in the workforce for the passing of that sense of utter impotence which possessed [women] in the first days of the war.
Billington, Mary Frances. The Roll-Call of Serving Women: A Record of Woman’s Work for Combatants and Sufferers in the Great War. The Religious Tract Society.
She records...


1879: The Association for Promoting Trained Nursing...

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The Association for Promoting Trained Nursing in Workhouse Infirmaries and Sick Asylums was founded.

14 October 1914: Princess Mary (third child and only daughter...

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14 October 1914

Princess Mary (third child and only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary ) launched the Christmas Gift Fund to help send a Christmas present from the whole nation to every sailor afloat and...

17 January 1917: A Women's Service demonstration was held...

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17 January 1917

A Women's Service demonstration was held in the Albert Hall to appeal to women to engage in war work, and to display their determination to go on doing all that was needed.
Fraser, Helen. Women and War Work. G. A. Shaw.

11 March 1921: Oxford University awarded its first honorary...

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11 March 1921

Oxford University awarded its first honorary degree to a woman, Queen Mary .

26 September 1934: The Queen Mary left Southampton on her maiden...

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26 September 1934

The Queen Mary left Southampton on her maiden voyage to New York.

24 October 1946: King George VI opened the New Bodleian Library,...

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24 October 1946

King George VI opened the New Bodleian Library , Oxford, designed by Sir Giles Scott .


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