22/11/2018 · Adolphus married his second cousin Augusta, the daughter of Prince Frederick of Hesse in June 1818 and had three children. Princess Mary born 25 April 1776 – died 30 April 1857. Mary married her cousin Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh in 1816 and had no children. Princess Sophia born 3 November 1777 – died 27 May 1848.
The royal couple disembarked, quite unexpectedly, from the Royal Barge captained by Lord Adolphus FitzClarence at the Coastguard Station, East Cowes. They then were shown into a carriage and taken to her 'favourite Norris Castle', where she went straight to her former apartments and joyously told the Prince Consort that "this was my room, and this was mine also".