Nottingham Hospitals History


HRH Princess Mary

The only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary was born on April 25, 1897, in the year of the Diamond Jubilee of her great-grandmother Queen Victoria, at York Cottage on the Sandringham Estate. She was the third of the six children of her parents who were the Duke and Duchess of York at the time of her birth. The new baby was named Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary but was always known as Mary.