Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

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Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
The Queen Mother
Portrait bi Richard Stone, 1986
Queen consort o the Unitit Kinrick
an the Breetish Dominions
Tenur11 December 1936 – 6 Februar 1952
Coronation12 Mey 1937
Empress consort o Indie
Tenur11 December 1936 – 15 August 1947
Born4 August 1900(1900-08-04)
Hitchin or Lunnon, Ingland
Dee'd30 Mairch 2002(2002-03-30) (aged 101)
Royal Lodge, Windsor, Berkshire
Buirial9 Aprile 2002
St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
SpouseGeorge VI
(m. 1923; d. 1952)
IssueElizabeth II
Princess Margaret, Coontess o Snowdon
Full name
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon[a]
HooseWindsor (by marriage)
FaitherClaude Bowes-Lyon, 14t Earl o Strathmore an Kinghorne
MitherCecilia Cavendish-Bentinck

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 Mairch 2002) wis the wife o King George VI an the mither o Queen Elizabeth II an Princess Margaret, Coontess o Snowdon. She wis Queen consort o the Unitit Kinrick an the Dominions frae her husband's accession in 1936 till his daith in 1952, efter which she wis kent as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother,[2] tae avoid confusion wi her dauchter. She wis the last Empress consort o Indie.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The hyphenated version o the surname wis used in offeecial documents at the time o her mairiage, but the faimily itself tends tae omit the hyphen.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Shawcross, p. 8
  2. "No. 55932". The London Gazette (invalid |supp= (help)). 4 August 2000. "No. 56653". The London Gazette (invalid |supp= (help)). 5 August 2002. "No. 56969". The London Gazette. 16 Juin 2003.