Mary of Teck’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 26, 1867

Death Date

Mar 24, 1953

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer

Place of Death

Mar 24, 1953

Profession

Queen

The queen Mary of died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Initially famous as the wife and queen consort of King George V of England, Mary of Teck assumed the status of queen mother when her sons Edward and Albert ruled England. 

Born in 1867 to Prince Francis, Duke of Teck and Princess Mary Adelaide of Cambridge, Mary of Teck married Prince George, Duke of York (later King George V of England) in 1893. She and George had six children, including a son, George VI, who ruled England from 1936 until 1952 and became the father of Queen Elizabeth II.

Quotes

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“You are a member of the British royal family. We are never tired, and we all love hospitals.” (Mary of Teck)

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“My parents were in short street, so they had to go abroad to economize.” (Mary of Teck)

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“When I die India will be found engraved on my heart.” (Mary of Teck)

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“There’s only one thing I never did and wish I had done: climbed over a fence.” (Mary of Teck)