Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire
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Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire

Duchess of Devonshire
Female
Born Jul 25, 1895
Hometown Hertfordshire
Died Dec 24, 1988
Death Place London
Other Names Gascoyne-Cecil, M...

Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, GCVO, CBE was born Lady Mary Alice Gascoyne-Cecil, daughter of James Gascoyne-Cecil, 4th Marquess of Salisbury. She was married on 21 April 1917 to Edward Cavendish, Lord Hartington, who succeeded his father as 10th Duke of Devonshire in 1938, whereupon Mary became Duchess of Devonshire. She was Mistress of the Robes to Elizabeth II from 1953 to 1967 and Chancellor of the University of Exeter from 1955 to 1972. She was awarded Hon. LLD in 1956.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1895 Birth Born on July 25, 1895.

TWENTIES

1917 21 Years Old She was married on 21 April 1917 to Edward Cavendish, Lord Hartington, who succeeded his father as 10th Duke of Devonshire in 1938, whereupon Mary became Duchess of Devonshire. … Read More

FIFTIES

1950 54 Years Old On 26 November 1950, her husband Edward Cavendish, the 10th Duke of Devonshire had a heart attack and died while being attended by John Bodkin Adams, the suspected serial killer. … Read More

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1957 61 Years Old Adams was tried in 1957 for her murder but acquitted. … Read More
1988 93 Years Old Died on December 24, 1988.
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