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Queen Mary. The family called her Mae. She was engaged to the eldest son of Edward VII, the Duke of Clarence. He died of influenza. George the second son fell in love with her and they married.
Queen Mary- such a delicate waist!
For the Queen Mother's wedding, Mahatma Ghandi wove a special piece of cloth. Her new mother-in-law (Queen Mary) was disgusted by the gift. She thought it was loin cloth, and declared: “It’s a horrible thing”. (Not a very tactful lady)!
The one time Princess May of Teck, a German Princess, was presented a wedding gift by Lady Eve Greville's committee which raised funds from "the girls of Great Britain and Ireland" for the tiara celebrating her 1893 wedding. She of course would later become Queen Mary when Prince George (son of King Edward VII) became King George V.