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Lady Mary Russell Queen’s maid Dead at 88, Cause of death

BY Sharmeen Hussain Sep 26, 2022. 11:08 pm UPDATED: Sep 26, 2022. 11:08 pm

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A maid of honour who pulled the Queen’s coronation train passed away the night before Her Majesty’s formal funeral.

When the Queen selected Lady Mary Russell, the daughter of the Earl and Cou

It read: “Lady Mary died peacefully at home with her family around her on Sunday 18 September.

During the monarch’s coronation at Westminster Abbey in June 1953, she served as one of the six maids of honour.

The Times’ obituary section published the news of her passing at the age of 88.

“Beloved wife of David, much-loved mother of Arabella, Anthony, Philip, Jason and Marina, and dearly loved by her 12 grandchildren.”

Previously speaking about the Queen’s coronation, Lady Mary Russell said: “It was overwhelming and moving – especially during the anointing.

“It was an incredible moment, but all I could think about was how heavy the embroidery felt.

“Of all the girls our age in the country, we six girls were chosen to carry the Queen’s train and that meant a great deal.”

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She passed on the evening before The Queen’s official funeral, which was broadcast to 28 million devoted royal admirers worldwide.

The second of the six maids of honour to pass away was Lady Russell.

90-year-old Lady Moyra Campbell passed away in Belfast in November 2020.

She later worked as the Queen’s lady-in-waiting from 1964 to 1966 and Princess Alexandra’s from 1954 to 1964.

 

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