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  Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom information - Search.com
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms.
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).
The Queen, or her Governors-General in the realms outside the United Kingdom, also gives a speech at the annual State Opening of Parliament, outlining the government's legislative agenda for the year, but the speech is written by government ministers and reflects the view of the elected government.
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  Queen Elizabeth - Simple English Wikipedia
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.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor) (born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of 16 independent sovereign states known as the Commonwealth Realms.
Elizabeth is currently the second-longest-reigning head of state in the world after King Bhumibol of Thailand (she is the fourth longest-reigning if one includes the rulers of the subnational entity Ras Al Khaimah and of the Government of Tibet in Exile), and the fifth-longest serving British or English monarch.
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).
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 List of monarchs who lost their thrones or abdicated in the 20th century: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom ceased to be Queen when the country became a republic in 1960.
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom ceased to be queen when the country became a republic in 1966.
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom ceased to be queen when the country became a republic in 1974.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown and holding the Sceptre with the Cross and the Orb at her Coronation (2 June 1953).
She is a cousin of Albert II of Belgium, Harald V of Norway, Juan Carlos I of Spain and Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, as well as former kings Constantine II of Greece and Michael of Romania, and is more distantly related to the former royal houses of Germany and Russia.
Elizabeth II in uniform as Colonel-in-Chief of the Coldstream Guards at the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
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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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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Gurupedia
Elizabeth, then known as HRH Princess Elizabeth of York, was educated at home under the supervision of her mother, the Duchess of York.
At the funeral of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 2002: from left: HM the Queen, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh, HRH Prince William of Wales, HRH the Prince of Wales, HRH Prince Henry of Wales, HRH the Duke of York
In the United Kingdom, her official title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Her reign of over five decades has seen ten different Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom and numerous Prime Ministers in the other personal union nations of which she is or was Head of State.
The Queen, or her Governors-General in the realms outside the United Kingdom, also gives a speech at the annual State Opening of Parliament, outlining the government's legislative agenda for the year, but the speech is written by ministers.
In common practice Queen Elizabeth II is referred to simply as "The Queen", "Her Majesty" or in conversation as "Ma'am".
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Simple English Wikipedia
Elizabeth II (born April 21, 1926) is the Queen of the United Kingdom and many other countries around the world, known as Commonwealth Realms, like Canada.
Her father George VI of the United Kingdom had become king after his brother (Edward VIII of the United Kingdom) abdicated (decided to stop being King) in 1936.
The royal family, especially Elizabeth's four children, have been involved in many scandals and have shocked public opinion with their marital troubles, which led to some divorces.
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 Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born on 21 April 1926, is Queen of sixteen independent nations known as the Commonwealth Realms.
She became Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon on the death of her father, King George VI, on 6 February 1952.
Elizabeth II has seen a number of her former territories and realms leave this shared relationship and become kingdoms under a different dynasty, or republics.
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 UNITED KINGDOM (BRITISH) CENTRAL GOVERNMENT WEBSITES AND OTHER LINKS HRH QUEEN ELIZABTH, SOLAR NAVIGATOR WORLD ...
Elizabeth is also said to be no fan of the Dutch system under which queens have abdicated in favour of their daughters.
Elizabeth's widowed mother died at the age of 101 and Junor concluded "The queen is fit as a flea, totally in command of her senses.
In 1660-1, the regalia was entirely remade for King Charles II and it is these objects, among them the crown, orb and sceptres with which Queen Elizabeth II was invested at her coronation, which form the heart of the collection in the Tower of London today.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikinfo
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.
In Canada, her majesty's official 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.
Elizabeth succeeded to the throne following the death of her father in 1952.
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 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.
In Canada, her majesty's official 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.
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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 Philip (of the United Kingdom) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Philip (of the United Kingdom), born in 1921, husband of Elizabeth II, queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom : foreign relations: Spain – Philip III (of Spain and Naples)
Philip III (of Spain and Naples) (1578-1621), king of Spain, Naples, and Sicily (1598-1621), and, as Philip II, king of Portugal (1598-1621), the son...
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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.
In 1977, the Queen's Silver Jubilee was celebrated in the United Kingdom and throughout the Commonwealth.
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.
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 Learn more about Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Her Majesty 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 15 other Commonwealth Realms, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Jamaica (See "Other Titles" below).
In Australia, her official title is Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.
The World Almanac credits Queen Elizabeth II with being the first person to communicate via E-mail.
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 North America Continents Facts | 4 Corners Club
Queen Elizabeth II is recognized as Queen of Barbados, and thus head of state, and is represented by a Governor General.
The monarch, Elizabeth II, is represented by the Governor, Deborah Barnes-Jones.
Queen Elizabeth II is head of state and is represented on the island by a governor general, an office with mostly ceremonial functions.
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 Author:Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor - Wikisource
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Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom from 6 February 1952 to the present.
Queen Elizabeth II's Address to the United Nations General Assembly (21 October 1957)
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 United Kingdom: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — FactMonster.com
The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy, with a queen and a parliament that has two houses: the House of Lords, with 574 life peers, 92 hereditary peers, and 26 bishops; and the House of Commons, which has 651 popularly elected members.
The reign of Henry II (1154–1189), first of the Plantagenets, saw an increasing centralization of royal power at the expense of the nobles, but in 1215 King John (1199–1216) was forced to sign the Magna Carta, which awarded the people, especially the nobles, certain basic rights.
His brother, James II (1685–1688), possessed none of Charles II's ability and was ousted by the Revolution of 1688, which confirmed the primacy of parliament.
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 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikiquote
Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu.
Daughter of George VI of the United Kingdom and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
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