Cecilia Underwood, 1st Duchess o Inverness


Cecilia Underwood, 1st Duchess o Inverness (born Leddy Cecilia Letitia Gore; c. 1789 – 1 August 1873) wis a mistress o Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke o Sussex (sixth son o George III). Despite mairying, their union wis in contravention o the Ryal Mairiages Act 1772 and as such wis considered legally void. Consequently, she could not be styled either as the Duchess o Sussex nor a Princess. She was creuatit Duchess o Inverness, in her own right, bi Queen Victoria, on 10 Aprile 1840.

Cecilia Underwood
(1st) Duchess o Inverness
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Full name
Cecilia Letitia
Bornc. 1785
Dee'd1 August 1873 (aged 87–88)
Kensington Pailace, Lunnon
Spoose(s)Sir George Buggin
(m. 1815; d. 1825)

Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke o Sussex
(m. 1831; d. 1843)
FaitherArthur Gore, 2nd Yarl o Arran
MitherElizabeth Underwood
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Teetles an stylesEedit

  • c. 1785 – Mey 1815 Leddy Cecilia Gore.
  • Mey 1815 – c. 1831 Leddy Cecilia Buggin
  • c. 1831 – 10 Apryle 1840 Leddy Cecilia Underwood.
  • 10 Aprile 1840 – 1 August 1873 Her Grace The Duchess o Inverness.