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Mary, Princesslocked

(1723–1772)
  • David Williamson

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Mary, Princess (1723–1772), landgravine of Hesse-Cassel, consort of Friedrich II, was born on 22 February 1723 (between eight and nine o'clock in the evening) at Leicester House, London, the fourth daughter and eighth child of George II (1683–1760) and Queen Caroline (1683–1737). She was carefully brought up by her mother and, after the queen's death, by her elder sister ...

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