Reference Entry

Fitzherbert [née Smythe; other married name Weld], Maria Anne (1756-1837), unlawful wife of George IV by a marriage invalid under the Royal Marriages Act of 1772

M. J. Levy

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


The prince of Wales | The prince's wife? | Separation and reconciliation | Final break with the prince

Reference Entry.  3353 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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