Thursday, August 21, 2008
A second son for Princess Mary
August 21, 1924.
Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles gave birth today to a second son. The princess, who is the only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary, married the future earl of Harewood in 1922. The new baby, who will bear the courtesy title, Honourable, was born at Goldsborough Hall in Yorkshire, one of the Lascelles' family homes. Princess Mary's elder son, George, was born in February, 1923.
The new baby, whose name has not yet been announced, is seventh in line to the throne after the Prince of Wales, the Duke of York, the Duke of Gloucester, the Duke of Kent, Princess Mary, and the Hon. George Lascelles.