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Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was the spouse of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret.
In 1904, Elizabeth became Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon as her dad got his Earldom. She was a descendant of Scottish Royal House.
Being a teenager, Elizabeth assisted the nurses during the WWI when their castle was turned into hospital.
Best Known For
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was known for her courage during the WWII when she refused to leave the king and her daughter and stayed in the country instead of being evacuated to America.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was famous for her world tours. Being a queen, she visited many countries all over the world. By the way, she was fluent in French (as well as her daughter Queen Elizabeth II), so she didn’t need any side help for communication.
British Royal family is the adherent of the Anglican Church throughout the centuries. She was christened and confirmed like all the British royals before and after.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was engaged to the Duke of York, Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George (King George VI), at the beginning of 1923 and in three months the couple got married. The royal spouses had two children – daughters Elizabeth and Margaret.
Worth to Know
One may think that Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother is a bit strange title, but it was made not just for fun. The point is that after the death of King George VI, his daughter Elizabeth was crowned, so in order to avoid confusion with her daughter’s new title, Queen Elizabeth adopted the name of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother. (Source: Express.co.uk, 08/03/2017)