Marie Freeman-Thomas, Marchioness of Willingdon

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A 1916 charity stamp for the Bombay Presidency War and Relief Fund organised by Lady Willingdon.

Marie Adelaide Freeman-Thomas, Marchioness of Willingdon, GBE, CI, DStJ (née Brassey; 24 March 1875 – 30 January 1960) was a daughter of Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey. On 20 July 1892, she married Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon (12 September 1866 – 12 August 1941), the future Governor General of Canada and Viceroy of India. They had two sons, Lieutenant Gerard Frederick Freeman-Thomas (3 May 1893 – 14 September 1914), killed, aged 21, in the First World War, and Inigo Brassey Freeman-Thomas, 2nd Marquess of Willingdon (25 July 1899 – 19 March 1979).

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  1. ^ "No. 29886". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 December 1916. p. 6.
  2. ^ "No. 27555". The London Gazette. 22 May 1903. p. 3277.
  3. ^ "No. 30413". The London Gazette. 4 December 1917. p. 12680.
  4. ^ "No. 32941". The London Gazette (Supplement). 3 June 1924. p. 4417.
  5. ^ Paterson, T. W. "Chronicles: A name is a name...so long as it's spelled right".

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Viscountess Byng of Vimy
Viceregal Consort of Canada
1926–1931
Succeeded by
The Countess of Bessborough