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  HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II HAPPY 80th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS CONGRATULATIONS
The queen, crowned nearly 53 years ago, has made clear that she regards her position as "a job for life", and even ardent Republicans concede that abolition of the monarchy is a lost cause while a robustly healthy Elizabeth is on the throne.
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.
www.solarnavigator.net /hrh_queen_elizabeth_80th_birthday.htm   (4106 words)

  
  Encyclopedia: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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.
Her Royal Highness Princess Edward, Duchess of Kent (Katharine Lucy Mary Windsor, formerly Worsley), styled HRH The Duchess of Kent, is a member of the British Royal Family the wife of HRH Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, a grandson of King George V and cousin of Queen Elizabeth II.
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).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Elizabeth-II-of-the-United-Kingdom   (11314 words)

  
 Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary), styled HM The Queen (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 countries (including Canada, Australia and New Zealand).
In the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth holds her throne by virtue of the Act of Settlement 1701, being the senior Protestant descendant of Electress Sophia of Hanover not married to a Roman Catholic.
She is 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.
open-encyclopedia.com /Elizabeth_II_of_the_United_Kingdom   (4274 words)

  
 Royal Visit - Royal Visit 2005 - Government of Alberta
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Alberta in 1990.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was the guest of honour during a celebration for the renaming of the Provincial Museum of Alberta to the Royal Alberta Museum.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in Alberta in 1959.
www.gov.ab.ca /premier/royalvisit/index_the_visit.cfm   (1304 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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 countries.
In the United Kingdom, Queen Elizabeth holds her throne by virtue of the Act of Settlement 1701, being the senior Protestant descendant of Electress Sophia of Hanover who is not married to a Roman Catholic.
Queen Elizabeth was born at 21 Bruton Street in Mayfair, London, the London home of her maternal grandparents, the 14th Earl of Strathmore and his wife Lady Cecilia, Countess of Strathmore and Glamis.
www.ipedia.com /elizabeth_ii_of_the_united_kingdom.html   (4051 words)

  
 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Elizabeth II, born April 21, 1926, is the eldest daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
Elizabeth's travels have won the adulation of her subjects; she is greeted with honest enthusiasm and warm regard with each visit abroad.
Her knowledge of current situations and trends is uncannily up to date, often to the embarrassment of her Prime Ministers.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon63.html   (493 words)

  
 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.
After her father succeeded to the throne in 1936 and she became heiress presumptive, her studies were extended to include lessons on constitutional history and law.
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)

  
 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Visits W&M
The 1957 Royal Visit from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II visited the College of William and Mary for the first time 50 years ago, as part of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.
Queen Elizabeth accepted the gift and remarked that she was happy to visit the first college of royal founding in North America, saying she was “very proud of the fact that this college educated so many founders of your nation.”
The honor guard was later officially established as “The Queens’ Guard” in recognition of the honors bestowed upon the College of William and Mary in Virginia by Queen Mary II, Queen Anne, and Queen Elizabeth II.
www.wm.edu /hermajesty/1957.php   (274 words)

  
 The Royal Family > HM The Queen > Background
The elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, she was born in 1926.
The Queen is married to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and has four children and seven grandchildren.
Her Majesty is 38th in direct line of descent from Egbert (c.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page5543.asp   (137 words)

  
 Mandy's British Royalty - HM Queen Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Queen was born in London on April 21, 1926, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York, later to become King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
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)

  
 Queen Elizabeth II Biography
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born in London on April 21 1926.
Her father was not expected to be king but with the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, after the scandal of his affair with Divorcee Mrs Wallis Simpson, who he later married, the Duke of York became King George VI in 1936, with his coronation in the following year.
Along with her younger sister, Margaret, she was educated at Home and with her becoming Heir Apparent to the throne in 1936 she started to study constitutional History and law.
www.tcmuseum.org /royal_events/queen_elizabeth_ii_biography   (487 words)

  
 The Queen's Lincoln
On that occasion, the Queen had taken part in a brief ceremony at the dock at Sopers Hole, after which she proceeded by motorcar to Road Town and then on to the eastern end of the island to dedicate the newly constructed bridge connecting Tortola with Beef Island and the airport.
This procedure cannot be done gracefully, and there was a moment when the posterior of Her Majesty's anatomy, which was fairly wide-beamed I might add, was presented to the public and, unfortunately, to certain photographers as well.
Queen Elizabeth thanked the Denistons for allowing her the use of their automobile and congratulated Bob on his ability to keep such an old vehicle in its almost brand new condition.
www.stjohnbeachguide.com /Queens_Lincoln.htm   (1591 words)

  
 Golden Jubilee: Biography
Her Majesty The Queen was born in London on April 21, 1926 and later christened Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.
The Princess Elizabeth, along with her sister the Princess Margaret (born four years later), had her early education at home and, after her father succeeded to the Throne in 1936, became heiress presumptive.
Following the untimely death of her father King George VI on February 6, 1952, The Princess Elizabeth acceded to the Throne as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and was separately proclaimed Queen of Canada.
www.canadianheritage.gc.ca /jubilee/e-biography.htm   (656 words)

  
 HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II BRITISH MONARCHY - THE ROYAL FAMILY, PRINCE PHILLIP, CHARLES, HARRY, ANDREW DUKE OF ...
The Queen was born in London on 21 April 1926, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York, subsequently King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Thereafter her official duties increased, particularly in connection with young people: she was President of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in Hackney and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
On her return from the South Africa tour, Princess Elizabeth received the freedom of the City of London in June 1947; in July, she received the freedom of the city of Edinburgh.
www.solarnavigator.net /queen_elizabeth_her_royal_highness.htm   (1924 words)

  
 Queen Elizabeth Ii Web Sites
Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor), born 21 April 1926, is the Queen regnant of the United Kingdom of...
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-Present) Elizabeth II, born April 21, 1926, is the eldest daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the Abbey Church of St...
www.shortestpath.us /complex/Queen+Elizabeth+Ii   (1319 words)

  
 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Visits W&M
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II Returns to William and Mary May 4, 2007
The visit marks 50 years since Her Majesty last came to the College.Following a ringing of the Wren Bell, Jess Vance ('07), president of the Senior Class, introduced Queen Elizabeth as the newest member of the Class of 2007.
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II visited the College of William and Mary for the first time 50 years ago as part of the 350th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown.
www.wm.edu /hermajesty   (189 words)

  
 Sweeq: queen elizabeth ii
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Queen of Canada.
Queen Elizabeth II was 70 on April 21, 1996 and has reigned for 44 of those years.
She was crowned, officially, as Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953 at...
www.sweeq.com /queen-elizabeth-ii.html   (284 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The House of Windsor > Elizabeth II
The present Queen was born in London on 21 April 1926, the first child of The Duke and Duchess of York.
Although when born it was unlikely that she would become Queen, events in the 1930s led to her father's Accession and her becoming heir to the Throne.
The Accession of The Queen in 1952 was sudden, although not entirely unexpected owing to the ill-health of King George VI.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page148.asp   (159 words)

  
 Fact Sheet: The State Visit in Honor of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of ...
This visit by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, is an occasion to celebrate these enduring bonds.
In honor of the Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh the attire for the State Dinner is white tie.
The State Dinner for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh is the fifth of the Bush Administration.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2007/05/20070504-8.html   (1411 words)

  
 HM Queen's State Visit
Following the Queen's visit to France this spring, and President Bush's visit to the UK last autumn, the Queen's visit to Germany is a sign that Germany is one of the UK's three closest international partners.
When Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip come to Düsseldorf on the third day of their State Visit, then they will be visiting a region that has been greatly influenced by Britain and still is today.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrived in the Federal Republic of Germany for her first State Visit on 18 May 1965.
www.britischebotschaft.de /statevisit/en   (473 words)

  
 Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II On October 7, 2002 the Lieutenant Governor, on behalf of the Governor General, presented Dr. Laurier L. Schramm with the Golden Jubilee Medal of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Golden Jubilee Medal of Queen Elizabeth II commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of Her Majesty's reign as Queen of Canada.
The Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is part of the Canadian Honours System established in 1967.
www.ucalgary.ca /~schramm/queen.htm   (142 words)

  
 H.M. Queen Elizabeth II Visit to Ross-on-Wye - WyeNot.com
The Queen was guided round parts of the school by Headmaster, Mr Griffiths and afterwards, she spoke to several of the children, who had been eagerly awaiting the royal visit.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II arriving via Three Crosses Road in the royal car.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accepts flowers from the children of some of the local primary schools.
www.wyenot.com /queenross.htm   (216 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- 80-year album of her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II
80-year album of her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II Born on April 21, 1926, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Windsor Queen of Great Britain is the eldest daughter of King George VI, the fourth monarch of the House of Windsor.
Princess Elizabeth was engaged to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten, formerly Prince Philippos of Greece and Denmark) on July 9, 1949 and got married with him on Nov. 20.
Queen is the hereditary head of state in the Great Britain and also the highest official in 17 Common Wealth countries, such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, etc. Queen Elizabeth II is often on an inspection tour around her country, finding out about the whole situation of agriculture, industry and education as well.
english.people.com.cn /200604/21/eng20060421_260157.html   (382 words)

  
 Canada Post - Press Releases - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's coronation to be commemorated with Canadian postage ...
Born April 21, 1926, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, who subsequently became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Since her accession to the throne, Her Majesty's image has been a constant of Canada Post's stamp program, with a long succession of definitive and commemorative stamps, including those for the Silver Jubilee and Golden Jubilee.
Her Majesty's coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on June 2, 1953.
www.canadapost.ca /common/corporate/about/newsroom/pr/archive-e.asp?prid=846   (506 words)

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