Quick Answer: Did Mary Crawley Marry Her Cousin?

Does Mary Crawley have a daughter?

She was married to Matthew Crawley and with him had a son, George Crawley, in 1921.

Shortly after their son’s birth, Matthew was killed in a car accident.

Mary remarries Henry Talbot in 1925, and they have a daughter, Caroline Talbot, in 1927..

The Crawleys are a wealthy aristocratic family who live in and hold rights to the Downton Abbey estate (which they have held since at least 1772, when the 1st Earl of Grantham was raised to the earldom). The subsidiary title of the Earl of Grantham is Viscount Downton.

Are Matthew and Mary Cousins?

For those of you who may have been living under a rock, here’s the gist: Matthew is a distant cousin and unlikely heir to Downton and Mary is the daughter of Earl of Grantham. They have been madly in love since they met, but they didn’t know it at first.

What is the definition of a third cousin?

It means that the closest ancestor that two people have in common is a grandparent. (If they were any more closely related, they would be siblings.) “Second cousins” means that the closest common ancestor is a great-grandparent. Third cousins, then, have a great-great-grandparent as their most recent common ancestor.

Are Mary and Matthew first cousins?

Mary and Matthew. … Robert and Matthew are 3rd cousins, once removed; but still. That means Robert and Matthews father were third cousins, hence the once removed.

Who does Lady Mary Crawley marry?

Henry TalbotMary (Michelle Dockery), the family’s eldest daughter, finally found love again years after the tragic death of her husband, Matthew. Given that Matthew died in a car crash, Mary agreed to marry Henry Talbot (Matthew Goode) provided he give up his dangerous racecar driving profession and open a car shop instead.