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HM Queen Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon

Female 1900 - 2002  (101 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon 
    Prefix HM Queen 
    Born 4 Aug 1900 
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Mar 2002  Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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 at Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England. She died on 30 March 2002 at age 101 at Royal Lodge, Windsor Park, Windsor, Berkshire, England. She was buried on 9 April 2002 at 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 award of 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 award of the Royal Victorian Chain in 1937. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1937. She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Thistle (L.T.) 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 Elizabeth, Queen Mother of the United Kingdom on 6 February 1952. She was godmother for 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 at Clarence House, Stable York Road, St. James's, London, England.
    Person ID I5096  Ridsdale Families
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2013 

    Family HM King Albert Frederick Arthur George Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, George VI of United Kingdom,   b. 14 Dec 1895, Sandringham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1952, Sandringham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1923  Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. HM Queen E. Windsor, Elizabeth II of United Kingdom
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F1620  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Apr 1923 - Westminster Abbey, Westminster, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Mar 2002 - Windsor, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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