Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
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 con...
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Wedding of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
The wedding of Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) took place on 26 April 1923 at Westminster Abbey.
Prince A...
Wedding of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon - Wikipedia
Edward VIII abdication crisis
In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire was caused by King-Emperor Edward VIII's proposal to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was ...
Edward VIII abdication crisis - Wikipedia
History of monarchy in Canada
The history of monarchy in Canada stretches from pre-colonial times through to the present day, though Canada's monarchical status is typically seen as beginning with the first European settlements of...
History of monarchy in Canada - Wikipedia
List of titles and honours of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon received numerous decorations and honorary appointments during and after her time as consort to King George VI. Each is listed below; where two dates are shown, the first indicate...
List of titles and honours of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon - Wikipedia
Kathleen Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn
Kathleen Hamilton, Duchess of Abercorn, DCVO (8 July 1905 – 2 February 1990)was Mistress of the Robes to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from 1964 to her death in 1990. She was invested as a D...
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Piper to the Queen Mother
The Piper to the Queen Mother was a position in the British Royal Household in which the holder of the office was responsible for playing the bagpipes at the request of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mothe...
A Birthday Hansel
A Birthday Hansel, Op. 92, is a song cycle for 'high voice' and harp composed by Benjamin Britten and set to texts by Robert Burns. The last song cycle that Britten wrote, it was composed in honour of...
Crown of Queen Elizabeth
The Crown of Queen Elizabeth is the platinum crown of Queen Elizabeth, the wife of King George VI. It was manufactured for her coronation in Westminster Abbey in 1937. It is the first crown for a Brit...
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William Tallon
William John Stephenson Tallon, RVM (12 November 1935 – 23 November 2007), also known as Backstairs Billy, was a steward and extrovert member of the Queen Mother's staff at Clarence House.
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The Queen's Book of the Red Cross
The Queen's Book of the Red Cross was published in November 1939 in a fundraising effort to aid the Red Cross during World War II. The book was sponsored by Queen Elizabeth, and its contents were cont...
Bertie and Elizabeth
Bertie & Elizabeth is a 2002 television film produced by Carlton Television. The film explores the relationship between King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from their ver...
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The Canadian Crown and Aboriginal peoples
The association between the Canadian Crown and Aboriginal peoples of Canada stretches back to the first decisions between North American indigenous peoples and European colonialists and, over centurie...
The Canadian Crown and Aboriginal peoples - Wikipedia
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People
Queen Elizabeth's Foundation for Disabled People (QEF) is an English charity. It was founded in the 1930s, and works to encourage disabled people to become more independent by fostering life skills a...
Royal eponyms in Canada
In Canada, a number of sites and structures are named for royal individuals, whether a member of the past French Royal Family, British Royal Family, or present Canadian Royal Family thus reflecting th...
Royal eponyms in Canada - Wikipedia
Helen Percy, Duchess of Northumberland
Helen Percy, Duchess of Northumberland, GCVO (13 December 1886 – 13 June 1965) was born as Helen Magdalan Gordon-Lennox, the daughter of the Earl of March and Kinrara (later Duke of Richmond).She was ...