Lady Mary FitzWilliam

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Lady Mary Wentworth-Fitzwilliam (1851–1921) was the daughter of William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 6th Earl FitzWilliam and of Lady Frances Harriet Douglas. On May 23, 1872 she married the Hon. Hugh Le Despencer Boscawen (1849–1908), son of Evelyn Boscawen, 6th Viscount Falmouth (1819–1889).

Lady Mary was one of eight train bearers at the wedding of HRH Princess Helena's wedding to Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein on 5 July 1866 at Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire, England.[1]

Rosarian Henry Bennett (1823–1890) named the rose cultivar Lady Mary Fitzwilliam in her honor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ London Gazette. Issue 23140. 17 July 1866. pg 4. London Gazette: Procession of the bride
  2. ^ Mary FitzWilliam (1851 - 1921) (in German)