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queen elizabeth the queen mother wikipedia - elizabeth angela marguerite bowes lyon 4 august 1900 30 march 2002 was the wife of king george vi and the mother of queen elizabeth ii and princess margaret countess of snowdon she was queen consort of the united kingdom and the dominions from her husband s accession in 1936 until his death in 1952 after which she was known as queen elizabeth the queen mother to avoid confusion with, about elizabeth i tudor queen of england - see her at the queen gallery elizabeth tudor was born on 7 sep 1533 at greenwich to henry viii and his second wife anne boleyn elizabeth s life was troubled from the moment she was born henry viii had changed the course of his country s history in order to marry anne hoping that she would bear him the strong and healthy son that catalina de aragon never did, amazon com behind the mask the life of queen elizabeth i - elizabeth i 1533 1603 impressed herself more vividly on the memory of the world than any other monarch in the history of england she successfully established and maintained power while refusing to bow to the wishes of those who believed no woman was fit to occupy the english throne, queen elizabeth ii in wwii behind the picture time - queen elizabeth ii was the first woman in the royal family to serve full time in britain s women s military during wwii, bbc iwonder queen elizabeth ii britain s longest - elizabeth s life changed forever when king george v died to be succeeded to the throne by her uncle edward who then abdicated shortly afterwards, queen elizabeth ii a diamond jubilee souvenir album - published to commemorate the momentous event this official souvenir album charts the queen s life from childhood to the present and provides an invaluable companion to the history behind the diamond jubilee as well as a biography in photographs of the truly remarkable woman it celebrates, the stunning transformation of queen elizabeth thelist com - back when queen elizabeth was a very reserved 13 year old princess she attended the royal wedding of prince george and princess marina of greece and denmark it was there that she met the cousin of the bride an 18 year old man by the name of philip mountbatten, queen victoria vs queen elizabeth ii a tale of the tiaras - queen victoria vs queen elizabeth ii a tale of the tiaras on wednesday queen elizabeth ii takes over from queen victoria as the united kingdom s longest serving monarch, 25 regal facts about queen elizabeth ii mental floss - for the first 10 years of her life princess elizabeth was a relatively minor royal her status was akin to princesses beatrice and eugenie of york today but that all changed with the death of, royalty nu tudor royal history queen elizabeth i - books about queen elizabeth i unless otherwise noted these books are for sale at amazon com your purchase through these links will result in a commission for the owner of the royalty nu site, 90 facts about queen elizabeth ii as she celebrates 90 - queen elizabeth ii the longest reigning british monarch turned 90 on april 21 in celebration of her birthday here are 90 facts about her life 1 she was born at 2 40 a m on april 21 1926, queen elizabeth ii s relationship to queen victoria - queen elizabeth ii and queen victoria are the two longest serving monarchs in british history victoria who reigned from 1837 to 1901 established many of the precedents that elizabeth has honored since she was crowned in 1952, in pictures queen elizabeth ii at 90 in 90 images bbc news - on 21 april the queen celebrates her 90th birthday and to mark the event we present an image from the archives of the press association from every year of her life, 20 facts about queen elizabeth ii and prince philip s - the couple didn t get to see much of each other during world war ii as philip was a royal navy officer in 1946 philip was back in london and a regular visitor to buckingham palace