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  CNN.com - Britain mourns Princess Margaret - February 10, 2002
Princess Margaret died "peacefully in her sleep" at 6:30 a.m.
Margaret's mother "has been told of the sad news of the death of Princess Margaret and she is deeply saddened," according to a statement from the queen mother's official residence, Clarence House.
Princess Margaret, the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother, was born August 21, 1930, in Scotland.
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/02/09/princess.margaret.obit/index.html   (812 words)

  
 Princess Margaret | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Princess Margaret, who has died aged 71, was the most striking illustration of the capricious and troubled relationship that beset the British and their monarchy in the second half of the twentieth century.
Princess Margaret had only to be seen in yellow as a baby for a new fashion to be born.
The Princess Elizabeth was said to take after her father, to be charming and unselfish; the Princess Margaret, to take after her mother and to be naughty but fun.
www.guardian.co.uk /margaret/story/0,7369,647595,00.html   (1991 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (Margaret Rose Armstrong-Jones; née Windsor; 21 August 1930 – 9 February 2002) was the younger daughter of George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and the younger sister of the current monarch of each of the Commonwealth Realms, Elizabeth II.
Margaret was from that point second in the line of succession to the British Throne until the birth of her nephew, Charles, Prince of Wales, in 1948.
Margaret and her sister had been misled by courtiers and politicians who were either still deeply fearful of potential marital scandal 20 years after the abdication of Edward VIII or simply determined to maintain the status quo, regardless of the personal and emotional effects.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Princess_Margaret   (1893 words)

  
 Margaret Tudor
Margaret Tudor was the first daughter born to Henry VII and Elizabeth of York.
Margaret was apparently not happy in her early days in Scotland, as is evident in a letter [image and transcript] she wrote to her father, Henry VII.
The marriage with the Earl was dissolved in 1527.
tudorhistory.org /people/margaret   (393 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Princess Margaret dies
Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, has died "peacefully in her sleep" at the age of 71.
Princess Margaret's coffin was taken to her former home in Kensington Palace on Saturday afternoon and will be moved to the Queen's Chapel at St James's Palace before the funeral.
Princess Anne, who was in Antarctica on a three-day trip to commemorate Captain Scott's first Antarctic expedition, has been informed of the death and is planning to fly to New Zealand.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/uk/1810760.stm   (825 words)

  
 Princess MARGARET
Princess Margaret was dogged by ill health, even before her first stroke in 1998.
Just five months older than the Princess, Anthony Armstrong-Jones had already started to make a name for himself as a photographer when he and Margaret met, and through him she was able to glimpse a little of life beyond the royal boundaries, without endangering her status.
Margaret and Tony married in 1960 and became the monarchy's contribution to the Swinging Sixties.
www.princess.dostweb.com /photo3.html   (596 words)

  
 Tudor Relatives - Margaret Tudor, queen of Scotland
Margaret was the eldest daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, born on 28 November 1489 at the Palace of Westminster, a year and a half before her famous brother, Henry VIII.
Margaret reveled in court life and enjoyed her position as princess to the full; she began a lifelong love affair with beautiful clothes, delighted in dancing and music as well as archery and playing cards.
The Spanish princess was married to the Tudor heir in the autumn of 1501 and Margaret attended the wedding feast at Westminster Hall; she wore a gown of crimson velvet trimmed in fur and sat, along with Prince Henry, on a wooden stool covered with scarlet cloth beside their parents.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/relative/margaret.html   (2928 words)

  
 Tudor Relatives - Margaret Tudor, queen of Scotland
Margaret was the eldest daughter of Henry VII of England and Elizabeth of York, born on 28 November 1489 at the Palace of Westminster, a year and a half before her famous brother, Henry VIII.
Margaret reveled in court life and enjoyed her position as princess to the full; she began a lifelong love affair with beautiful clothes, delighted in dancing and music as well as archery and playing cards.
The Spanish princess was married to the Tudor heir in the autumn of 1501 and Margaret attended the wedding feast at Westminster Hall; she wore a gown of crimson velvet trimmed in fur and sat, along with Prince Henry, on a wooden stool covered with scarlet cloth beside their parents.
englishhistory.net /tudor/relative/margaret.html   (2928 words)

  
 Princess Margaret
Decades before Princess Diana came along, it was Princess Margaret who was the starlet of Britain's royal family, often defying the traditionally strict code of conduct imposed by the monarchy, choosing instead to live her life the way she pleased.
In her late teens and far beyond, Princess Margaret was regarded as one of the most glamorous figures on the world stage.
Margaret further defied convention when she fell in love with Group Captain Peter Townsend, once equerry to her father and comptroller to her mother.
www.cbc.ca /news/obit/margaret   (509 words)

  
 Princess Margaret Biography (Royalty) — Infoplease.com
Best known as: Sister to Queen Elizabeth II Princess Margaret was the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II and for a brief time was second in line to the British throne.
(Elizabeth became queen in 1952 and bore an heir of her own, Prince Charles, in 1948.) Margaret's 1953-55 romance with Group Captain Peter Townsend, a World War II hero and equerry to the queen, was a source of tremendous gossip and rumor; he was divorced, which in those times made him unsuitable for royal marriage.
Margaret was known for her interest in the arts, especially the ballet, and she and Lord Snowdon were popular members of the "jet set" society of the 1960s.
www.infoplease.com /biography/var/princessmargaret.html   (436 words)

  
 CNN.com - Richard Quest: Princess Margaret's death - February 10, 2002
Princess Margaret had been ill, very seriously ill in recent years, and I think the royal family wants to keep it as private...
So this contradiction between the princess who gave up one of her lovers for royal duty to a woman who in her later life was seen to enjoy life to the full.
For them, Princess Margaret was for the last 10-15 years a sickly woman, an ill woman who was rarely seen other than...
edition.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/02/09/quest.princess.otsc   (626 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Britons pay tribute to Princess Margaret
Princess Margaret, shown here in January 2001, was known as "The Tragic Princess" to some.
LONDON —; A scattering of bouquets lay Sunday outside the gates of Kensington Palace, tributes to the feisty and independent Princess Margaret, who died early Saturday at the age of 71 after a series of strokes that left her crippled.
The princess, who was bedridden and nearly blind, was taken from her palace early Saturday after her final stroke.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2002/02/09/princess-margaret.htm   (524 words)

  
 CNN.com - Princess Margaret to be remembered - April 19, 2002
The princess, who died on February 9, aged 71, will be remembered 10 days after the funeral of her mother.
The princess' ashes will be placed in the George VI Memorial Chapel where her parents' coffins are interred.
Princess Margaret was also linked with charities concerned with children's welfare and youth activities, and nursing organisations.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/04/19/margaret.memorial.1100/index.html   (624 words)

  
 A very contrary Princess - why did the charming Margaret turn into the most unpopular royal? | the Daily Mail
Part of Princess Margaret's problem was that when she was growing up, she was made to feel that she mattered; yet, by the time she died, in 2002, the world that had put her on that pedestal had vanished.
Margaret, on the other hand, was witty and spiky - and she startled some of the old buffers at court with her mimicry and subversive sense of humour.
Princess Margaret had no such consolation: she was suddenly and totally eclipsed.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=465222&in_page_id=1879   (4693 words)

  
 UHN: News
The two cancer centres are Toronto’s Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) of the University Health Network (UHN), and the Centro Di Riferimento Oncologico (CRO-Oncological Referral Centre, National Cancer Institute), of Aviano, Italy.
“Princess Margaret Hospital is one of the world’s leading cancer centres providing excellent care, research and teaching opportunities that benefit patients in Toronto and across the province,” said George Smitherman, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.
Princess Margaret Hospital and its research arm, Ontario Cancer Institute, have achieved an international reputation as global leaders in the fight against cancer.
www.uhn.ca /news/Index.asp?ID=4102&category=8   (527 words)

  
 Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Rose by The Royal Windsor Web Site
Princess Margaret Rose was born on 21 August 1930 at Glamis Castle, younger sister to Princess Elizabeth, (HM Queen Elizabeth II).
Princess Margaret was closely involved with The Girl Guides from childhood, and she remained in contact with the friends that she made for many years thereafter.
Princess Margaret also told how, whilst at Buckingham Palace during the victory celebrations at the end of the war, both she and Elizabeth joined the massive crowds outside in The Mall, chanting for an appearance by the King and Queen.
www.thamesweb.co.uk /windsor/windsorhistory/pmr/pmr1930_2002.html   (1013 words)

  
 U.K. TV drama to feature Princess Margaret in a lesbian kiss  | Entertainment News | Advocate.com
Arts-loving Princess Margaret, who died in February 2002 at age 71, added a dash of cosmopolitan glamour to the royal family's staid image.
At the time it was considered unthinkable that the queen's sister would marry a divorced man, and in 1955 Princess Margaret announced she would not wed Townsend.
Margaret went on to marry the Earl of Snowdon, but the couple divorced in 1978, making Margaret the first divorcee in the queen's immediate family.
www.advocate.com /news_detail_ektid19826.asp   (248 words)

  
 IOL: Princess Margaret may have had a stroke
The princess, who had a stroke in 1998, "may recently have had a further minor stroke or be suffering from the follow-on effects of the earlier event," a palace spokesman said.
He said the health of the 70-year-old princess was "a matter of concern" but her condition was not life-threatening.
Margaret - a headstrong beauty whose life of privilege has been marred by ill-health, thwarted love and whiffs of scandal - was a notable absentee when the royal family made traditional public appearances at Sandringham this Christmas.
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 An in-depth look at your favourite celebrity personalities - hellomagazine.com, HELLO!
It was made clear to the Princess that she could not have both her man and her birthright, and, in November 1955, in a "duty before love statement", she announced they would not marry.
In 1998, the Princess, who had been a 60-a-day smoker until a bout of pneumonia in 1973, was dining with some friends when she suddenly collapsed.
On Friday, February 8, 2002, Princess Margaret was admitted to hospital following yet another stroke and, after developing further cardiac problems overnight, passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early hours of the following morning.
www.hellomagazine.com /profiles/princessmargaret   (613 words)

  
 FOXNews.com - Princess Margaret, Sister of Queen Elizabeth II, Dead at 71 - U.S. & World
The princess died peacefully in her sleep at King Edward VII Hospital at 6:30 a.m., a statement from Buckingham Palace said.
Margaret was confined to a wheelchair and wore heavy dark glasses, her sight having been affected by a stroke.
Margaret fell in love with Group Capt. Townsend, a hero of the Battle of Britain and a former aide to her father, King George VI.
www.foxnews.com /story/0,2933,45168,00.html   (1444 words)

  
 Princess Margaret: How she lost the will to live | the Daily Mail
Margaret, however, seemed not to care and Ryan did indeed become a lasting friend and her regular "walker" or man-about-town.
One morning, in February 1999, Margaret's house party was enjoying a lethargic breakfast when an agitated cook came in to say that there was steam coming from under the locked bathroom door and she was afraid that the Princess was inside.
Margaret's problem was that, from an early age, she was made to feel that she mattered a great deal.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/live/articles/news/news.html?in_article_id=465996&in_page_id=1770   (2818 words)

  
 Divas - The Site / Political Divas / Their Stories / Princess Margaret
The younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret was born at Glamis, the Scottish home of her grandparents, the Earl and Countess of Strathmore, on 21 August 1930, and was christened
Princess Margaret began to carry out public engagements at a very young age; one early appointment was as
Princess Margaret is Honorary Fellow of several learned societies, has received Honorary Doctorates from the Universities of Cambridge and Keele, and is a Master of the Bench of Lincoln's Inn.
www.divasthesite.com /Political_Divas/Stories/Bio_Princess_Margaret.htm   (591 words)

  
 Accountant claims to be Princess Margaret's son - Telegraph
A man who claims to be the illegitimate son of Princess Margaret is taking his claim to court.
Robert Brown, 51, says that, as the child of Queen Elizabeth's late sister, he is 12th in line to the throne, placing him between Zara Phillips and Princess Margaret's only known son Viscount Linley in the line of succession.
Mr Brown cites the Queen, the Attorney General and the executors of the wills of the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret as defendants in the summons, and is seeking access to the wills of both the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.
www.telegraph.co.uk /news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/10/24/uheir.xml   (241 words)

  
 The Princess Margaret Hospital - Canterbury District Health Board
The Princess Margaret Hospital (TPMH), which was opened in 1959, is situated at the foot of the Port Hills, in the South of the city.
The Princess Margaret Hospital is served by a number of City bus-routes, including "The Orbiter" which circles Christchurch continuously during extended hours in both Easterly and Westerly directions.
The Princess Margaret Hospital is also the service base for teams who visit older people in the community to carry out assessments of their health and to determine what support they need in order to remain in their own homes, rather than going to rest home or hospital care.
www.chl.govt.nz /olderpersons/default.htm   (755 words)

  
 Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon at AllExperts
The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, CI, GCVO (Margaret Rose Armstrong-Jones, n̩e Windsor) 21 August 1930 Р9 February 2002) was the younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and sister of the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Princess Margaret was educated alongside her sister, Princess Elizabeth, by their governess, Marion Crawford.
Margaret’s last public appearance was at the 100th birthday celebrations of her aunt, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester in December 2001.
en.allexperts.com /e/p/pr/princess_margaret,_countess_of_snowdon.htm   (1299 words)

  
 Princess Margaret   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Had the 'little princesses' as they were once called, been ordinary girls at a party, it would be Margaret - pert, pretty, full of personality, born to shine - who attracted all the attention and all the boys while Elizabeth would have been the wallflower.
As a result, pictures of Princess Margaret looking bored proliferate, and from time to time she was depicted in the press as a royal waste of money who refused to perform sufficient public duties.
Latterly, Princess Margaret has been a model of healthy living - no smoking, little drinking, plenty of dieting to keep her weight down - but with her stroke, the excesses of former years caught up with her just the same.
www.britannia.com /history/biographies/margaret.html   (1014 words)

  
 MARGARET   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The younger daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Princess Margaret was born at Glamis, the Scottish home of her grandparents, the Earl and Countess of Strathmore, on 21 August 1930, and was christened Margaret Rose.
In February 1960 The Queen announced her consent to the engagement of Princess Margaret to Mr Antony Armstrong-Jones, and they were married in Westminster Abbey on 6 May. In October of the same year Mr Armstrong-Jones was created Earl of Snowdon and Viscount Linley.
Princess Margaret, died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday 9th February 2002, in The King Edward VII Hospital.
home.wanadoo.nl /english.site/royal/margaret.htm   (285 words)

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