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Name Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon114,139, F
Birth Date 4 Aug 1900
Death Date 20 Mar 2002 Age: 101
Death Place Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire, England
Father Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore , M (1855-1944)
Mother Nina Cecilie Cavendish-Bentwick , F (1862-1938)
Misc. Notes
Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was born on 4 August 1900. She was the daughter of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Nina Cecilie Cavendish-Bentinck. She was baptised on 23 September 1900. She married George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom, son of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck, on 26 April 1923 in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. She died on 30 March 2002 at age 101 in Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire, England. She was buried on 9 April 2002 in George VI Memorial Chapel, St. George's Chapel, Windsor, Berkshire, England.
As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as Duchess of York on 26 April 1923. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1927. She was decorated with the Imperial Order of the Crown of India (C.I.) in 1931. She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Garter (L.G.) in 1936. She was decorated with the Royal Victorian Chain in 1937. She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Thistle (L.T.) in 1937. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1937. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as HM Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom on 12 May 1937. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as HM Queen Mother of the United Kingdom on 6 February 1952. She was godmother for Hon. Robert Jeremy Hugh Lascelles at his baptism on 9 April 1955 at All Saints' Church, Harewood, Yorkshire, England. She held the office of Constable of Dover Castle in September 1978. She held the office of Lord Warden and Admiral of the Cinque Ports in September 1978. She lived in 1999 in Clarence House, Stable York Road, St. James's, London, England.
Spouses
1 George VI Windsor King of the United Kingdom114,139, M
Birth Date 14 Dec 1895
Birth Place Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Death Date 6 Feb 1952 Age: 56
Death Place Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Father George V Windsor King of the United Kingdom , M (1865-1936)
Mother Mary Prinzessin von Teck , F (1867-1953)
Misc. Notes
George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom was born on 14 December 1895 in York Cottage, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. He was the son of George V Windsor, King of the United Kingdom and Mary Prinzessin von Teck. He married Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, daughter of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Nina Cecilie Cavendish-Bentinck, on 26 April 1923 in Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. He died on 6 February 1952 at age 56 in Sandringham House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. He was buried on 11 March 1952.
George VI Windsor, King of the United Kingdom was baptised with the name of Albert Frederick Arthur George Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. He was educated at Royal Naval College, Osborne, Isle of Wight, England. He was educated at Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, Devon, England. He gained the rank of Midshipman in 1913 in the service of the Royal Navy. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1916. He gained the rank of Acting Lieutenant in 1916. He fought in the Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916, for which he was mentioned in despatches. On 1917 his name was legally changed to Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor. He gained the rank of Lieutenant in 1918. He gained the rank of Commander in 1920. He was created Earl of Inverness on 3 June 1920. He was created 1st Duke of York on 3 June 1920. He was created Baron Killarney on 3 June 1920. He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1921. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Thistle (K.T.) in 1923. He gained the rank of Captain in 1925. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1925. He gained the rank of Admiral in 1926. He was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of St. Michael and St. George (G.C.M.G.) in 1926. He was decorated with the Royal Victorian Chain in 1927. He gained the rank of Vice-Admiral in 1936. He was invested as a Knight, Order of St. Patrick (K.P.) in 1936. He gained the title of HM King George VI of the United Kingdom on 10 December 1936. He gained the rank of Admiral of the Fleet on 11 December 1936. He was crowned King of the United Kingdom and Emperor of India on 12 May 1937 Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, and styled 'By the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Failth, Emperor of India.' He abdicated as Emperor of India on 22 June 1948. He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.


Family Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon b. 4 August 1900, d. 30 March 2002
Children
Elizabeth II Windsor, Queen of the United Kingdom+ b. 21 Apr 1926
Margaret Rose Windsor, Princess of the United Kingdom+ b. 21 Aug 1930, d. 9 Feb 2002
Marr Date 26 Apr 1923
Marr Place Westminister Abbey, London, England
Children Elizabeth II , F (1926-)
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