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    The Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002). She was a daughter of Claude Bowes-Lyon The 14th Earl of Strathmore & Kinghorne and his wife, Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. She was The Duchess of York (1923-1936), Queen of the United Kingdom (1936-1952), and Empress of India (1936-1947) as the wife of King George VI. Her children were Queen Elizabeth II and The Princess Margaret.

    Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth & Princess Margaret, 1936

    1915: Future wife of King George VI, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) as a stallholder at a wartime Red Cross bazaar.

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

    Queen Elizabeth and King George VI

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth

    The Duke and Duchess of York...later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth [late still Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother]

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with their daughters Crown Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret

    Prince Albert, Later King George and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

    Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the queen consort of King George VI from 1936 until her husband’s death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

    King George VI with Margaret and Elizabeth 1947

    King George VI of UK with his family: Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon) (1900-2002) UK the Queen Mother, King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (1895-1952) UK, Princesses Margaret Rose (1930-2002) of York, UK & Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (1926-living2013) of York, UK by Miss Mertens, via Flickr.

    Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in her wedding day with the future King George VI - 1923

    King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother), Princess Margaret Rose, and Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II)

    On this day in history 1936, George VI became the King after the abdication - photo taken 1943

    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 from her husband's accession in 1936 until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother,[2] to avoid confusion with her daughter, another Queen Elizabeth. She was the last Empress of India

    Queen Elizabeth of Britain "Queen Mum" nee Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon 1900 – 2002 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    ENGAGEMENT PHOTO~ Prince Albert (later King George VI) and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. January 14, 1923.

    King George VI and Princess Elizabeth

    Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), April 26, 1923.

    Prince Philip with his wife Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II of England), and her sister Princess Margaret