Henry George Charles Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, KG, GCVO, DSO*, TD, JP, DL (9 September 1882 – 24 May 1947) was a British soldier and peer. He was the husband of Mary, Princess Royal, and thus a son-in-law of George V and Queen Mary and a brother-in-law to Edward VIII and George VI . Contents 1 Early life and marriage 2 Military career
When he became 6 th Earl of Harewood in 1929 and moved his family to Harewood House it was thought Chesterfield House was superfluous to requirements. The Earl and Countess already kept apartments in St James’s Palace. Chesterfield House was sold and tragically demolished in 1934. In 1923 an heir Lord Gerald was born.
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At Harewood House in 1927, Henry walks in on his wife hosting Cora Crawley, Mary Talbot, and Edith Pelham. His and Princess Mary's two sons are present, and he orders the nanny to take them away and not bring them down again later, to his wife's dismay. He is absent from the royal parade, but attends the royal ball. He dances with his mother-in-law...
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Henry was a Freemason and served as Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England from 1942-47. Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood died on May 23, 1947, at Harewood House at the age of 67, and was buried at All Saints Church in Harewood, West Yorkshire, England. Princess Mary survived him for 18 years and was buried with her husband.
04/06/2021 · While the character of the Archduchess Henrietta / Archduke Harry is a fictional character, the love interest has a basis of truth and was fashioned after Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, one of Vita Sackville-West's many suitors.
02/05/2021 · The Honourable Henry G. C. Lascelles was born at Goldsborough Hall on the Harewood estate that traditionally housed the heir to the title. The 5th Earl and his wife Lady Florence inherited the Earldom in 1892 and moved to Harewood House. Henry, in turn, became Viscount Lascelles.
01/03/2022 · Remembering the wedding of Princess Mary, the Queen’s only royal aunt, who was married 100 years ago this week The only daughter of King George V and Queen Mary married Henry Lascelles, 6th Earl of Harewood, at Westminster Abbey on 28 February 1922, in what was considered one of the biggest royal weddings of the era By Rebecca Cope 1 March 2022