Her Royal Highness Princess Mary.
London, Published by E. Harding, 19 May 1806.
Stipple. Plate 279 x 221mm. 11 x 8¾".
Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (1776-1857), was the fourth daughter of George III. She was considered to be the most beautiful of the six daughters of George III. Around 1796 Mary fell in love with the Dutch prince Frederick, while he and his family lived in exile in London. He died before they could be married. However she married her cousin Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, the son of George III's brother, Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, at the Chapel Royal in St James's Palace. She was the longes lived of all George III's children and a favourite aunt of Queen Victoria.
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