Lady Mary Tudor

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Lady Mary Tudor (16 October 1673 – 5 November 1726) was an actress and natural daughter of King Charles II of England by his mistress, Mary "Moll" Davies, an actress and singer. [1]

On 18 August 1687, Lady Mary married Edward Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Derwentwater (9 December 1655 – 29 April 1705) by whom she had four children:[2]

Mary separated from Lord Derwentwater in 1700, reportedly due to her unwillingness to convert to Roman Catholicism.[citation needed]

On 23 May 1705, shortly after Lord Derwentwater's death, she married secondly, to Henry Graham. On 26 August 1707, after Graham's death, on 7 January 1707, she married thirdly, to Major James Rooke.[2]

Death[edit]

Lady Mary died in Paris on 5 November 1726, aged 53.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walkling, Andrew R. (2016-08-25). Masque and Opera in England, 1656-1688. ISBN 9781317099703.
  2. ^ a b Profile, thepeerage.com; accessed 25 July 2017.