Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Life Story

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon Life Story
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (born August 4, 1900 - died March 30, 2002 at age 101 years), is the Queen of George VI King of Great Britain from 1936 until the death of George VI in 1952. After his death, he was known as Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with anandanya Queen Elizabeth II. Before her husband ascended the throne, from 1923 until 1936, he was known as the Duchess of York.

Queen Elizabeth is the Queen of Ireland and India the latter. As the king's wife, Elizabeth known for its role in providing moral support to the British people during World War II, so that Adolf Hitler described it as "the most dangerous woman in Europe."  In his final years, he was a member of the Royal Family of Great Britain remain popular, while many other members of the public dislikes.

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the daughter of the fourth and the ninth child of 10 children of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, Lord Glamis, (later Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne to-14), and his wife, Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. Place of birth remains unknown with certainty, but said he was born at his parents' house in London at Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, or in an ambulance that was carrying her to the hospital. Her birth is registered in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, near St Strathmore family country house. Paul's Walden Bury, and he was baptized there on 23 September 1900, at a local church. Passed much of his childhood in St. Petersburg. Paul's Walden and at Glamis Castle, ancestral home of this Earl in Glamis, Angus, Scotland.

On the day of the 14th birthday, Britain declared war on Germany (see World War I). His brother, Fergus, an officer in the Black Watch Regiment, killed in battle at Loos, France in 1915. One other brother, Michael, was reported missing in combat in May 1917. However, the fact he was arrested after he was wounded and still languishing in a POW camp until war's end. Glamis changed to home care for wounded soldiers, and Elizabeth helped manage it. One of the soldiers she nursed otografnya wrote in the book that he would "Hanged, drawn, and ... held ... with jewels hung, drawn in a carriage, and was detained at home ... the best in the country.

Married to Prince Albert

When Prince Albert, or so-called "Bertie" by his family, the second son of George V and later known as George VI, Elizabeth applied for in 1921, he was rejected because it "feared that he would never again be free to think, talk and act like I think I should do.

When Albert decided that he would not marry anyone else, his mother, Queen Mary, visited Glamis to see for themselves the girl who stole her heart. Mary became convinced that Elizabeth was "the only girl who can make Bertie happy", but even so he still refused to intervene.

Some say that Elizabeth intended to marry the brother of Bertie, that is Edward. Even the newspapers spread the rumor that they were engaged, but the historians concluded that this was merely a false report.

Albert freedom in choosing the Princess Elizabeth, a common people, as his wife is very unusual because the citizens of the kingdom is expected to marry other nobles. It was said at the time that Albert married with a rabble regarded as an attitude of political modernization.

Finally, to marry Elizabeth Bertie, though he was hesitant about life in the kingdom. They were married on 26 April 1923, at Westminster Abbey. Elizabeth laid a bouquet of flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Hero on its way to the Abbey, an attitude which has since been copied by every royal bride, even if they choose to do so on the way back from the altar and instead headed to the altar. Elizabeth became known as Royal Highness The Duchess of York. They honeymooned at Polesden Lacey, a mansion in Surrey, and then went to Scotland.

In 1926 the couple obtained their first child, Elizabeth, who later became Queen Elizabeth II. One other daughter, Margaret Rose, was born four years later.

Queen, wife of King George VI (1936-1952)

On January 20, 1936, King George V died and bequeathed his throne to brother Albert, Prince of Wales, who became King Edward VIII. George and Mary's be frank about their doubts about their eldest son. Even George has expressed his wish, "I pray to God that my son will never get married and there is nothing that can not come between Bertie and Lilibet and throne.

As if to meet parents' wishes, Edward forced a constitutional crisis by insisting on marriage to an American divorcee Wallis Simpson. Although legally Edward could marry Mrs.. Simpson and remain the king, his ministers advised him that the people will never accept Ny. Simpson as his queen and, when he insisted they must abdicate the throne. This will bring the King into a general election and thereby destroying its status as a constitutional monarch and politically neutral. Because of this, Edward abdicated and handed it over to Albert, who had no desire to be king and have very little preparation for that role (even though his parents really expect him to). However, Albert became king and took the name George VI. He and Elizabeth were crowned as King George VI and Queen of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the King and Queen of India (until 1947) on May 12, 1937.

When the former king and his wife became the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, George VI Elizabeth supported the decision not to grant the title "Reverend" to Simpson said he recently told the Duchess as "that woman".

In June 1939, Elizabeth and her husband became the first King and Queen in power who visited Canada and the United States. Part of a very long visit to Canada, from coast to coast and back again - they also briefly turn to the United States, visiting family and Roosevelt at the White House at their residence on the Hudson River Valley. The royal couple was received by the people of Canada and the U.S. with great enthusiasm, and largely eliminate the remnants of the feeling that George and Elizabeth are less worthy replacement for the charismatic Edward. Elizabeth said to Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, "that the tour is formed  us, and he often re-visit both the official and private visits.

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