14 APRIL 1866, Page 1

The Princess Mary of Cambridge is shortly, it is said,

to be "allied "—vulgo, married—to the Prince von 'Teck, son of a brother of the late King of Wurtemburg, bra morganatic marriage with the Countess of Hohenstein. The Prince was in 1863 recognized as a prince by decree, but is still ao. Mile known that the announcement of the alliance for a moment' puzzled society. The Princess is perhaps the most popular of all members of the Royal family, and the nation would gladly have seen the etiquette which confines even the collaterals of the reigning House to German husbands and wives—and which is probably kept up for that reason, as much as any other—waived in her favour. There will be, we imagine, no application to Parliament.