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Scotsman
What does the Queen wear? A new Edinburgh exhibition reveals allaccompany pink coat worn by Princess Elizabeth for an official visit to the Pal
What does the Queen wear? A new Edinburgh exhibition reveals all
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
accompany pink coat worn by Princess Elizabeth for an official visit to the Palace of Holyroodhouse with their parents King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937 Mantle, hat and insignia of the Order of the Thistle {*... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Fighting crime in Newham while dodging Hitler’s bombsbombed at any moment, you didn’t know if you’d survive the next day. People rea
Fighting crime in Newham while dodging Hitler’s bombs
Newham Recorder / Posted 5 hours ago
bombed at any moment, you didn’t know if you’d survive the next day. People reacted to that in very different ways.” King George VI & Queen Elizabeth visiting Freemasons Road in Custom House after an air raid on 23 April 1941 Picture: Newham... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
When the Kangaroos couldn't win a trickyou got magic." It was 1952. Queen Elizabeth II has just ascended to the thron
When the Kangaroos couldn't win a trick
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
you got magic." It was 1952. Queen Elizabeth II has just ascended to the throne, following the death of her father (King George VI) and Sidney Holland was commencing his third year as Prime Minister. John Walker, Jenny Shipley and Tim Finn were... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Racing legend Dunwoody's alarming memory lapses after 680 bad falls and eight severe concussions680 times during a career that spawned 1,699 winners in the UK alone, including
Racing legend Dunwoody's alarming memory lapses after 680 bad falls and eight severe concussions
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
680 times during a career that spawned 1,699 winners in the UK alone, including two Grand Nationals and four King George VI triumphs, two of which were on the world-famous grey Desert Orchid. His grandfather, Dick Thrale, was a... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historyby federal troops near Port Royal, Virginia, and killed. In 1923, Britain's Pr
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
by federal troops near Port Royal, Virginia, and killed. In 1923, Britain's Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI), married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey. In 2000, Vermont Gov. Howard Dean signed the nation's... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
Police say war medals stolen in Devon could have been sold in Aylesburyservice medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the
Police say war medals stolen in Devon could have been sold in Aylesbury
Aylesbury Today / Posted 5 days ago
service medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the Jubilees of George V, Queen Mary and King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation. The other medals, pictured in colour, belonged to the late Brigadier John... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, April 26, 2016but he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince
This day in history, April 26, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
but he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI), married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey. In 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Thames Valley Police join hunt for war medals stolen in Devonservice medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the
Thames Valley Police join hunt for war medals stolen in Devon
Banbury Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
service medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the Jubilees of George V, Queen Mary and King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation. The other medals, pictured in colour, belonged to the late Brigadier John... Read more
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Thame Gazette
Thames Valley Police join hunt for war medals stolen in Devonservice medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the
Thames Valley Police join hunt for war medals stolen in Devon
Thame Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
service medal it has ‘Kurdistan’ engraved on its clasp. The medals signify the Jubilees of George V, Queen Mary and King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation. The other medals, pictured in colour, belonged to the late Brigadier John... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Almanacbut he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
but he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI), married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey. In 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in Historybut he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
but he was lynched by an anti-Semitic mob in 1915.) In 1923, Britain's Prince Albert, Duke of York (the future King George VI), married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon at Westminster Abbey. In 1937, German and Italian warplanes raided the Basque... Read more
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chad
COLUMN: Changes galore as the Queen turns 90was the abdication of her uncle, Edward VIII which led to the biggest change in
COLUMN: Changes galore as the Queen turns 90
chad / Posted 5 days ago
was the abdication of her uncle, Edward VIII which led to the biggest change in her life, meaning her parents became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth at the age of ten, became heiress presumptive to the throne. The young... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Biography gives an eye-opening look at the Texas Ranger who killed Bonnie and Clydehome grown like the Klan or the new terror of Nazism.” Two days after Britain d
Biography gives an eye-opening look at the Texas Ranger who killed Bonnie and Clyde
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
home grown like the Klan or the new terror of Nazism.” Two days after Britain declared war on Germany, he wired King George VI offering 50 Texas volunteers to protect the waterfront from sabotage. King George accepted, but the Roosevelt... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Gallery: Your Anzac Day legendsof war. His dedication and bravery during his service time saw him awarded the
Gallery: Your Anzac Day legends
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
of war. His dedication and bravery during his service time saw him awarded the Distinguished Services Medal by King George VI in 1946. John is aged 92 and will march in 2016 at Goulburn, NSW.Cyril John Prosser "He saved many men and was... Read more
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express
Following in the footsteps of royalsRepton-landscaped parkland, the house was once owned by banker JP Morgan who re
Following in the footsteps of royals
express / Posted 7 days ago
Repton-landscaped parkland, the house was once owned by banker JP Morgan who regularly entertained the Queen’s parents, George VI and Queen Elizabeth. “During the Second World War, JP Morgan loaned Wall Hall to Joseph Kennedy, the US... Read more
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Daily Mail
How the royal family hid the crown jewels from Hitler: Author claims George VI stashed treasure trove in Windsor Castle during the S
How the royal family hid the crown jewels from Hitler
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
: Author claims George VI stashed treasure trove in Windsor Castle during the Second World War Author Colin Brown, from London, uncovered letters detailing the location Royal gems were stashed in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Teen bagpipe player to lead King Island Anzac Day marchersstrong tradition of commemorating its military contribution. Ms Munro said the
Teen bagpipe player to lead King Island Anzac Day marchers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
strong tradition of commemorating its military contribution. Ms Munro said the RSL had a letter written and signed by King George VI. "It's addressed to the people of King Island, thanking them for sending more people per head of population than... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rare handwritten letter from the Queen sells for more than £14,000Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) with her eldest daughter on the balcony of Bucking
Rare handwritten letter from the Queen sells for more than £14,000
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
Elizabeth (the Queen Mother) with her eldest daughter on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the coronation of King George VI in May, 1937 Princess Elizabeth after she broadcast on Children's Hour from Buckingham Palace in October... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen's private family album: Candid footage taken by Her Majestyfor tea: Princess Elizabeth is relaxed and happy as the family enjoy a picnic i
The Queen's private family album: Candid footage taken by Her Majesty
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
for tea: Princess Elizabeth is relaxed and happy as the family enjoy a picnic in the sunken garden at Windsor Castle King George VI watches as his daughters tuck into their tea during an outdoor party. The Queen is a great fan of alfresco meals to... Read more
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Rappler
Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000they simply stood up right after, continued the ceremony, and wrote a formal le
Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
they simply stood up right after, continued the ceremony, and wrote a formal letter of apology for the interruption to King George VI. Tickets to see the ceremony are free but you have to reserve them in advance. For Harry Potter fans, you can have... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted fewdaughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingh
Queen's 90th Birthday: The trusted few
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the coronation of King George VI as the Queen turns 90 on the April 21st.File photo dated 10/07/1949 of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II)... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th Birthday: How the monarch won Irish heartsdaughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingh
Queen's 90th Birthday: How the monarch won Irish hearts
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the coronation of King George VI as the Queen turns 90 on the April 21st.File photo dated 10/07/1949 of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II)... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was bornsince she was born File photo dated 01/05/1926 of the Queen Mother (then the D
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was born
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
since she was born File photo dated 01/05/1926 of the Queen Mother (then the Duchess of York) with her husband, King George VI (then the Duke of York), and their daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) at her christening as the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: Her family share precious memoriesdaughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingh
Queen's 90th birthday: Her family share precious memories
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the coronation of King George VI as the Queen turns 90 on the April 21st.File photo dated 10/07/1949 of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II)... Read more
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The Coast
Jordan Boneparty is recording things that go bump in the nightBoneparty. But when he had a closer look, it turned out to be much older than i
Jordan Boneparty is recording things that go bump in the night
The Coast / Posted 9 days ago
Boneparty. But when he had a closer look, it turned out to be much older than it appeared. A mention of the death of King George VI as a current event dated the book to 1952. Boneparty researched every fact he could find in the journal to track... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: The lifelong animal loverdogs to the pug, which was favoured by some Hanoverian Kings. Corgis became a
Queen's 90th birthday: The lifelong animal lover
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
dogs to the pug, which was favoured by some Hanoverian Kings. Corgis became a firm favourite of the Queen after her father George VI bought a corgi called Dookie in 1933. The monarch, then Princess Elizabeth, and her sister Princess Margaret... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: Why does she have two birthdays?the outdoor event. The monarch after Edward VII, George V, helpfully had a bir
Queen's 90th birthday: Why does she have two birthdays?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
the outdoor event. The monarch after Edward VII, George V, helpfully had a birthday in June, but the Queen’s father, George VI, whose birthday was in December, reintroduced the tradition of an official birthday, which Elizabeth II has... Read more
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express
Queen gets BEHIND the camera in never-before-seen home videos spanning lifeand white silent films show the Queen as just a baby in the Thirties, and captu
Queen gets BEHIND the camera in never-before-seen home videos spanning life
express / Posted 9 days ago
and white silent films show the Queen as just a baby in the Thirties, and captures other family moments with the late King George VI. Jumping into sand dunes, go-karting and the Duke and Prince Charles sliding down a slide of the yacht Britannia... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
You're never too old! 75-year-old from Barrow to take on 10th consecutive London Marathonto the start line of the London Marathon on Sunday who were born during the Sec
You're never too old! 75-year-old from Barrow to take on 10th consecutive London Marathon
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
to the start line of the London Marathon on Sunday who were born during the Second World War - or who even remember King George VI - but Gill Thompson is one of them . The superfit 75-year-old, of Piel View Grove, Barrow, is preparing to take on... Read more
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express
Queen gets BEHIND the camera in never-before-seen home videos spanning lifeand white silent films show the Queen as just a baby in the Thirties, and captu
Queen gets BEHIND the camera in never-before-seen home videos spanning life
express / Posted 9 days ago
and white silent films show the Queen as just a baby in the Thirties, and captures other family moments with the late King George VI. Jumping into sand dunes, go-karting and the Duke and Prince Charles sliding down a slide of the yacht Britannia... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Obama Writes Op-Ed To "Blood Brother" Britain: Don't Leave EU (Or Else)blood red)to help the casual reader chew through it all... In 1939, President
Obama Writes Op-Ed To "Blood Brother" Britain: Don't Leave EU (Or Else)
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
blood red)to help the casual reader chew through it all... In 1939, President Franklin D Roosevelt offered a toast to King George VI in the White House. “I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to... Read more
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walesonline
The 5 reasons Barack Obama thinks the UK should stay in the EUwe meet the challenges of this young century as well." "In 1939, President Fra
The 5 reasons Barack Obama thinks the UK should stay in the EU
walesonline / Posted 9 days ago
we meet the challenges of this young century as well." "In 1939, President Franklin D Roosevelt offered a toast to King George VI in the White House. “I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Queen Elizabeth II turns 90today. She was born Princess Elizabeth on April 21, 1926, and became queen at 2
Queen Elizabeth II turns 90
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
today. She was born Princess Elizabeth on April 21, 1926, and became queen at 25 upon the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952. Royal well-wishers cheer outside Windsor Castle during Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday celebrations... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Barack Obama pleads with UK voters to 'stick together' with rest of EUclose cooperation between the US and UK during the second world war, citing pre
Barack Obama pleads with UK voters to 'stick together' with rest of EU
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
close cooperation between the US and UK during the second world war, citing president Franklin D Roosevelt’s toast to King George VI in 1939, when he said: “I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to... Read more
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New Kerala
Obama pleads with UK voters to 'stick together' with EU - newkerala.com #52819close cooperation between the US and UK during the second world war, citing pre
Obama pleads with UK voters to 'stick together' with EU - newkerala.com #52819
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
close cooperation between the US and UK during the second world war, citing president Franklin D Roosevelt's toast to King George VI in 1939, when he said: "I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthdayVIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
VIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth’s father became King George VI, and at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 — almost five years before she became queen — she... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Charles wishes Mummy 'the happiest of birthdays' as Queen turns 90daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingh
Charles wishes Mummy 'the happiest of birthdays' as Queen turns 90
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
daughter Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the coronation of King George VI as the Queen turns 90 on the April 21st.File photo dated 10/07/1949 of Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II)... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthdaypaid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less th
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 9 days ago
paid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less than four months before her father King George VI died. In honour of her birthday and for Throwback Thursday, check out some photos from her second visit to Niagara... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthdaypaid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less th
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 9 days ago
paid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less than four months before her father King George VI died. In honour of her birthday and for Throwback Thursday, check out some photos from her second visit to Niagara... Read more
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Welland Tribune
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthdaypaid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less th
TBT: Celebrating the Queen's 90th birthday
Welland Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
paid the Niagara Region a visit on Oct. 15, 1951 as Princess Elizabeth, less than four months before her father King George VI died. In honour of her birthday and for Throwback Thursday, check out some photos from her second visit to Niagara... Read more
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The Columbian
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthdayVIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
VIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth’s father became King George VI and, at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 — almost five years before she became queen — she... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Britain honours its royal ‘rock of strength’ Queen Elizabethwas born on April 21 1926 in a townhouse in London’s Mayfair, the first child o
Britain honours its royal ‘rock of strength’ Queen Elizabeth
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
was born on April 21 1926 in a townhouse in London’s Mayfair, the first child of the Duke of York, later King George VI. Her destiny was changed with the abdication of her uncle, Edward VIII, for the woman he loved — American divorcee... Read more
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Daily Mail
Queen's home movies that made Wills and Harry gasphowever, comes from her cousin, Margaret Rhodes, who fights tears as she says o
Queen's home movies that made Wills and Harry gasp
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
however, comes from her cousin, Margaret Rhodes, who fights tears as she says of the Queen’s much adored late father, George VI: ‘I hope you know how proud the King would be of you if he was able to tell you. Because I think you have carried... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthdayVIII - but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 9 days ago
VIII - but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth's father became King George VI and, at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 - almost five years before she became queen - she... Read more
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Perth Now
Queen celebrates 90th birthdayof the Union Jack. Born Princess Elizabeth on April 21, 1926, she became queen
Queen celebrates 90th birthday
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
of the Union Jack. Born Princess Elizabeth on April 21, 1926, she became queen at 25 upon the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952. A majority of Britons have lived under no other monarch. The queen spent the day at Windsor Castle,... Read more
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Scotsman
Scots celebrate as Her Majesty The Queen turns 90the double-breasted coat she wore when known as Princess Elizabeth during an of
Scots celebrate as Her Majesty The Queen turns 90
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
the double-breasted coat she wore when known as Princess Elizabeth during an official visit to Holyroodhouse alongside King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937. Gun salutes were also fired from Stirling Castle, while in Glasgow, Lord Provost... Read more
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Japan Today
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday ‹ Japan TodayVIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 9 days ago
VIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth’s father became King George VI and, at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 — almost five years before she became queen — she... Read more
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Boston Globe
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthdayVIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
VIII — but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth’s father became King George VI and, at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 — almost five years before she became queen — she... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthdayVIII - but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis
Flood of tributes for Queen Elizabeth on her 90th birthday
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
VIII - but abdicated the same year to marry his divorced American lover, Wallis Simpson. Elizabeth's father became King George VI and, at 10, she became heir to the throne. When she was 21 - almost five years before she became queen - she... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
As your friend, let me tell you that the EU makes Britain even greaterIn 1939, President Franklin D Roosevelt offered a toast to King George VI in th
As your friend, let me tell you that the EU makes Britain even greater
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
In 1939, President Franklin D Roosevelt offered a toast to King George VI in the White House. “I am persuaded that the greatest single contribution our two countries have been enabled to make to civilisation, and to the welfare of peoples throughout... Read more
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