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  Elizabeth II - MSN Encarta
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born in London, the first child of the duke and duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
During World War II (1939-1945) Elizabeth and her younger sister were sent for safety from Buckingham Palace in London to live first at Balmoral, Scotland, and later at the royal lodge at Windsor, England.
Throughout this period Elizabeth’s primary role was as a symbol of unity and continuity within the Commonwealth of Nations; Elizabeth and her husband frequently visited the Commonwealth nations.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Elizabeth of Castile (or Isabella of Castile) (1451–1504), queen regnant of Castile and Leon (Spain) and queen consort of Aragon: daughter of John II of Castile; wife of Ferdinand II of Aragon; mother of Joanna of Castile and of Catherine of Aragon; patron of Christopher Columbus.
Elizabeth of Castile (or Isabella of Burgundy) (1501–1526), queen consort of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden: daughter of Philip I of Castile and Joanna of Castile; wife of Christian II of Denmark.
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900–2002), queen consort of the United Kingdom: daughter of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne; wife of George VI of the United Kingdom; mother of Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Elizabeth-II-of-the-United-Kingdom   (2613 words)

 Gossip pÃ¥ Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II har sett ett nummer av her förutvarande territorier, och realms lämnar denna delade relation och blir kungariken under en olik dynasty eller republics.
Elizabeth håller dessutom positionerna av huvud av commonwealthen, lorden Hög Amiral, den Supreme guvernören av den styled kyrkan av Englandet (defenderen av tron) och lorden av Mann.
Elizabeth finnas för närvarande den mest långa sekunden - - som betjänar statschefen i världen, efter konungen Bhumibol av Thailandet och det fjärde - mest lång betjäna den brittiska eller engelska monarken (efter drottningen Victoria, konungen George III och konungHenry III).
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  Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth married HRH The Duke of Edinburgh on 20 November 1947.
Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown and fur cape and holding the Sceptre with the Cross and the Orb at her Coronation (2 June 1953).
Elizabeth II in uniform as Colonel-in-Chief of the Coldstream Guards at the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
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 BBC - History - Elizabeth II (1926-)
Elizabeth II became queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1952.
Elizabeth was born on 21 April 1926 in London, the first child of Albert, Duke of York, and his wife, formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
Elizabeth and her younger sister Margaret were educated at home.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/elizabeth_ii_queen.shtml   (278 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was third in line for the throne at her birth, but it was generally assumed that she would never get that far.
Suddenly Elizabeth's father was no longer the stuttering, knock-kneed Prince George, but King George VI, and Elizabeth was no longer just a royal princess, she was heir to the throne.
In the book, the governess told about confiding to 13-year-old Elizabeth that she yearned to marry, but that the palace would not approve, to which the princess replied, "'You must see, Crawfie, that it would not be at all convenient just now.'" Crawford stayed in her job, unmarried, until Elizabeth was 21.
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 RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She is larger than the RMS Titanic, but smaller than her predecessor RMS Queen Elizabeth and her successor Queen Mary 2, in order to allow her to pass through the Panama Canal.
There is some controversy as to whether the vessel is "Queen Elizabeth 2", "Queen Elizabeth II", or "Queen Elizabeth the Second"; the QE2 is both successor to the original RMS Queen Elizabeth, and was launched during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Officially, the "2" in the name distinguishes her from the original RMS Queen Elizabeth, named for Queen Elizabeth, the wife of King George VI of the United Kingdom, who was Queen Consort when that ship was built.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RMS_Queen_Elizabeth_2   (699 words)

 Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II was born in London as a royal princess.
Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, a prince of Greece, in 1947.
At the time of her coronation, it was hoped that she would usher in another "Elizabethan age." She has been an active constitutional monarch, traveling extensively representing Great Britain's interests around the world and has been widely admired for her peerless devotion to duty and her country.
www.multied.com /bio/people/elizabethII.html   (156 words)

 Astrology Software for Research - Queen Elizabeth II - astrology chart
Elizabeth became Queen at age 25 upon the death on 2/06/1952 of her father, King George V. As a young girl, she was a happy child raised in a close, protective family.
Elizabeth never attended formal school but was taught at home by her mother, the Duchess of York and a string of governesses.
In May 1945, Princess Elizabeth and her sister were given permission to roam around with the crowds outside Buckingham Palace in celebration of the end of WW II.
www.astrodatabank.com /NM/QueenElizabethII.htm   (1191 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II, full name Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (1926-), queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1952-), daughter of King George VI, born in London.
In 1944 she served as a counsellor of state while her father was on the war front in Italy.
Elizabeth succeeded to the throne on the death of her father in February 1952.
www.angelfire.com /moon/ipw_history/elizabeth2.htm   (133 words)

 Mandy's British Royalty - HM Queen Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Princess Elizabeth, as she was known at that time, lived at 145 Piccadilly, the elegant London townhouse taken by her parents shortly after her birth.
Princess Elizabeth was educated at home with Princess Margaret, and after their father succeeded to the throne in 1936 and she became heir presumptive, she began studies in constitutional history and law.
Elizabeth had been very much her father's daughter and she loved him dearly, and taking on the new responsibilities as Queen and to have him gone like this was going to be a great deal to bear.
www.mandysroyalty.org /Queen.html   (1954 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Elizabeth II, born April 21, 1926, is the eldest daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
Elizabeth is, by far, the best known of these, and is the most widely traveled Head of State in the world.
Elizabeth's travels have won the adulation of her subjects; she is greeted with honest enthusiasm and warm regard with each visit abroad.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon63.html   (517 words)

 Royalty.nu - The British Royal Windsor Family - Queen Elizabeth II
Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II by Carrolly Erickson.
The Monarchy: An Oral Biography of Elizabeth II by Gerald Strober and Deborah H. Strober.
An account of the childhood of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, Princess Margaret, written by their governess, whom the princesses affectionately called "Crawfie." The royal family are said to have ostracized Crawford for writing this book.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Windsor/ElizabethII.html   (2937 words)

 World Book || Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Elizabeth II (1926-...) is the queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born in London on April 21, 1926.
Her father was the Duke of York, second son of King George V. Her mother--now Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother--is the former Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the daughter of a Scottish earl.
www.worldbook.com /features/queen/html/elizabethii.htm   (625 words)

 ORBSEARCH.COM | encyclopedia of knowledge
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born April 21, 1926) is the Queen regnant and head of state of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and 16 Commonwealth Realms.
Elizabeth succeeded to the throne following the death of her father in 1952.
Queen Elizabeth is a central character in a series of murder mystery novels by the Canadian author Douglas Whiteway (writing under the penname C.
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 Elizabeth II, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland — FactMonster.com
Elizabeth II Elizabeth II, 1926–;, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1952–;), elder daughter and successor of
George VI At age 18 she was made a State Counsellor, a confidante of the king.
During World War II she trained as a junior subaltern (second lieutenant) in the women's services.
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 Queen Elizabeth II | Queen of the United Kingdom
—HM Elizabeth II Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was born in London on April, 21 1926, first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, subsequently King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Prince Charles, now the Prince of Wales and heir apparent to the throne, was born in 1948, the Princess Anne, now the Princess Royal, was born in 1950, the Prince Andrew, now the Duke of York, was born in 1960, and the Prince Edward, in 1964.
Three videos named respectively: "Elizabeth R," "From Princess To Queen" and "The Queen's Birthday Parade." The first video covers her early life, the second chronicles a year in her life, and the third is a celebration of the Queen's birthday.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/96apr/elizabeth2.html   (745 words)

Queen Elizabeth II personifies the history of Canada, in which her family for over five hundred years have played a leading role.
ELIZABETH II became Queen on 6 February 1952 on the death of her father King George VI.
The Queen's official style and title is "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom, Canada and Her Other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith".
www.monarchist.ca /cmn/elizabeth.htm   (3352 words)

 Queen Elizabeth I | Queen of England
Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 at Greenwich Palace, London, England, an estate of her Father, King Henry VIII.
Elizabeth became Queen of England in 1558 and reigned until her death in 1603.
You not only see Elizabeth I as the woman who turned around the fortunes of a nation, but also how to apply many of her traits and practices to your own business life.
www.bena.com /lucidcafe/library/95sep/elizabeth.html   (579 words)

 HRH Elizabeth II
Princess Elizabeth (now the Queen) and her sister Princess Margaret had a royal upbringing, which meant they were educated at home, as was the custom of the times (Charles, Prince of Wales is the first member of the British monarchy to get a University Degree).
When Princess Elizabeth's uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated to marry an American devorcee, her father, Albert, was crowned king as George VI and her mother, became Queen Elizabeth, and she became heir presumptive.
Elizabeth II was crowned on June 2nd, 1953, which was the first coronation broadcasted on television and on the radio in front of thousands of subjects in Britain and the Commonwealth.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/life_in_canada/59457   (394 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Windsor): Classy, powerful and charming - one of the biggest political stars at ...
Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of 16 independent Realms known as the Commonwealth Realms.
She was the first child of Duke and Duchess of York, replacing King George VI and the original Queen Elizabeth.
Elizabeth became Queen of the United Kingdom, Austria, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon.
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From the start of her reign, Queen Elizabeth II was popular at home and abroad.
Woman of the Year: 1953-Queen Elizabeth II         From the day she was born, the life of Queen Elizabeth II shows that she deserved to receive the title "Woman of the Year." She had practical intelligence since she was a kid and she respected peoples opinions.
        Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 at the London home of her mother's parents, Lord and Lady Strathmore.
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 Elizabeth II --  Encyclopædia Britannica
Elizabeth was the elder daughter of Albert, duke of York, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
On Feb. 6, 2002, Queen Elizabeth II marked the 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne of the United Kingdom.
As the wife of King George VI of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth was queen consort from 1936 to 1952.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9032408?tocId=9032408   (900 words)

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Edie Sedgwick met Warhol at the age of 22 and became a part of the Factory scene.
She gained fame through starring in several of Andy Warhol's unusual films such as Beauty II and Vinyl.
Switchplate - Andy Warhol: Elvis I and II Each plate has a highly durable finish, which can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.
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