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Fitzherbert [née Smythe; other married name Weld], Maria Annelocked

(1756–1837)
  • Martin J. Levy

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Fitzherbert [née Smythe; other married name Weld], Maria Anne (1756–1837), unlawful wife of George IV by a marriage invalid under the Royal Marriages Act of 1772, was born on 26 July 1756, the first of two daughters and four sons of Walter Smythe (...

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