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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: March 10
Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (March 10, 1536 — 1572) and 1st Earl of Southampton, was entrusted by Queen Elizabeth I of England with public office despite his family history and his prior support for the Catholic cause, although he claimed to be a...
The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, (Edward Antony Richard Louis Mountbatten-Windsor), styled HRH The Earl of Wessex, KG (born March 10, 1964), is a member of the British royal family, the youngest child and third son of Queen Elizabeth II.
John de Vere, 13th Earl of Oxford (1443 – 10 March 1513) was one of the principal Lancastrian commanders during the English Wars of the Roses.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Her mother was HRH The Duchess of York (née Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon), the daughter of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and his wife, the Countess of Strathmore.
When her father became King in 1936 upon her uncle King Edward VIII's abdication, she became heiress presumptive and was henceforth known as HRH The Princess Elizabeth.
Like her mother, she blamed Edward VIII for, as she saw it, abandoning his duty and forcing her father to become King — a strain which she believed shortened his life by many years.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
She is particularly close to her daughter-in-law the Countess of Wessex.
Queen Elizabeth is a descendant of the German principal house of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (''Sachsen-Coburg-Gotha''), which inherited the British throne after Queen Victoria (of the House of Hanover) died in 1901.
She is also descended from English monarchs extending back to the House of Wessex in the 7th century.
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