Goldsborough Hall's Royal History

Goldsborough Hall was home to HRH Princess Mary, the Queen's aunt, in the 1920s and was host to many other royals including King George V, Queen Mary, The Prince of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of York. While at the hall, her two sons were born: Master George Lascelles was the first grandchild of Queen Mary and he was christened at St Mary's Church, Goldsborough, next door to Goldsborough Hall
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The Mother of the Bride The formidable Queen Mary, from The Illustrated London News Wedding Number, March 4 1922 - celebrating the occasion of the wedding of her daughter, Princess Mary, to Henry Charles George, Viscount Lascelles, at Westminster Abbey the previous month. Queen Mary was a regular visitor to Goldsborough Hall during the 1920s

The Mother of the Bride The formidable Queen Mary, from The Illustrated London News Wedding Number, March 4 1922 - celebrating the occasion of the wedding of her daughter, Princess Mary, to Henry Charles George, Viscount Lascelles, at Westminster Abbey the previous month. Queen Mary was a regular visitor to Goldsborough Hall during the 1920s

Princess Royal Mary (Victoria Alexandra Alice) Harewood (1897 - 1965), Countess of Harewood, only daughter of George V, seen here as a child. She went on to live at Goldsborough Hall during the 1920s.

Princess Royal Mary (Victoria Alexandra Alice) Harewood (1897 - 1965), Countess of Harewood, only daughter of George V, seen here as a child. She went on to live at Goldsborough Hall during the 1920s.

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897–1965). She and her husband Viscount Lascelles lived at Goldsborough Hall before their move to Harewood House.

Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897–1965). She and her husband Viscount Lascelles lived at Goldsborough Hall before their move to Harewood House.

The christening of George Lascelles was attended by King George V and Queen Mary and this image was taken outside Goldsborough Hall in 1923.

The christening of George Lascelles was attended by King George V and Queen Mary and this image was taken outside Goldsborough Hall in 1923.

This circa-1919 Danish silver hot-water pitcher was a Christmas present to Mary’s husband, Henry Lascelles, the sixth Earl of Harewood, from his parents-in-law, King George V and Queen Mary. The teatime essential bears a coroneted monogram—the interlaced L’s refer to Harewood’s title at the time, Viscount Lascelles—and the inscription G.R.I. and M.R. XMAS 1922. Estimate: $800–$1,120

Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood's Personal Collection on the Block at Christie's

This circa-1919 Danish silver hot-water pitcher was a Christmas present to Mary’s husband, Henry Lascelles, the sixth Earl of Harewood, from his parents-in-law, King George V and Queen Mary. The teatime essential bears a coroneted monogram—the interlaced L’s refer to Harewood’s title at the time, Viscount Lascelles—and the inscription G.R.I. and M.R. XMAS 1922. Estimate: $800–$1,120

Unlike the other rooms within the Harewood House, new features were added and designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker. He devised an 'Adam revival' scheme that incorporated various features taken from the demolished Harewood House in London.

Princess Mary’s Dressing Room

Unlike the other rooms within the Harewood House, new features were added and designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker. He devised an 'Adam revival' scheme that incorporated various features taken from the demolished Harewood House in London.

George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewoodn by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz, 6 April 1977

George Henry Hubert Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewoodn by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz, 6 April 1977

Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1922. They moved to Goldsborough Hall and lived there throughout the 1920s

Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles in 1922. They moved to Goldsborough Hall and lived there throughout the 1920s

Henry Lascelles, Earl of Harewood, who lived at Goldsborough Hall with his wife Princess Mary during the 1920s

Henry Lascelles, Earl of Harewood, who lived at Goldsborough Hall with his wife Princess Mary during the 1920s

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