Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon

[Queen Mother Elizabeth]

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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. 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, to avoid confusion with her daughter, another Queen Elizabeth. She was the last Empress of ... more »

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  • ''I'm glad we've been bombed. It makes me feel I can look the East End in the face.''
    Elizabeth, Queen Mother (b. 1900), British wife of King George VI of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. September 1940. quoted in King George VI, pt....
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