Princess Maud, Countess of Southesk
|Birthname||Maud Alexandra Victoria Georgina Bertha Duff|
|born on||3 April 1893 at 13:00 (= 1:00 PM )|
|Place||London, England, 51n30, 0w10|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||14°00' 08°57 Asc. 15°46'|
British royal, a granddaughter of King Edward VII.
Maud and her elder sister, Alexandra, had the distinction of being the only female-line descendants of a British sovereign granted the title of Princess of Great Britain and Ireland.
On 13 November 1923, Maud married Lord Carnegie (23 September 1893 – 16 February 1992) at the Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London. Maud and her husband operated a model farm at Elsick, in Kincardineshire, Scotland. They had one child: James George Alexander Bannerman Carnegie, 3rd Duke of Fife, 12th Earl of Southesk (b. 23 September 1929).
Although Princess Maud did not normally carry out royal engagements, she served as a Counsellor of State between 1942 and 1945.
Maud died in a London nursing home on 14 December 1945 after a bout of acute bronchitis.
- child->parent relationship with Louise, Princess (1867) (born 20 February 1867)
- sibling relationship with Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife (born 17 May 1891)
Sy Scholfield quotes official bulletin issued by Dr. John Williams, who was in attendance, in "News in Brief," The Times, 4 April 1893, p. 7: "Her Royal Highness, the Duchess of Fife, gave birth to a daughter at 1 o'clock [in the afternoon] to-day. . . East Sheen Lodge [Richmond, London], April 3."
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