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  Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 of Britain, 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.
Elizabeth II in uniform as Colonel-in-Chief of the Coldstream Guards at the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elizabeth_II_of_the_United_Kingdom   (6118 words)

 Monarchy in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the Queen of Canada is also the Queen of the United Kingdom, the monarch cannot be a Roman Catholic or married to one and must be in communion with the Church of England upon ascending the throne.
The Queen's position and role in the military is reflected by Canadian naval vessels bearing the prefix Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS), and all members of the armed forces must swear allegiance to the Queen and her heirs and successors.
As well, two other examples of Elizabeth II acting as Queen of Canada abroad were associated with the Canadian military; one in 1996 when she dedicated the Canadian War Memorial in Green Park, London, and the other in 2003 when she attended the Canadian 60th anniversary of D-Day ceremonies in Normandie, France.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Monarchy   (5649 words)

 The Queen at 70
Queen Elizabeth II was 70 on April 21, 1996 and has reigned for 44 of those years.
Through decades of social change, Queen Elizabeth II is incontrovertibly the consummate master of her role.
The schedule was so energetic that the Queen lost quite a few pounds in weight and a number of her outfits, which had become too loose, had to be altered en route.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/qe70.html   (1290 words)

 Queen Mary II
Queen Mary II Double the size of the former holder of the "Blue Riband of the Atlantic" Queen Mary, Queen Mary II is the largest liner ever built.
Mary II of England (April 30, 1662 - December 28, 1694), Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland, was the daughter of King James II and Anne Hyde.
The Queen Mary II, the biggest and most luxurious passenger ship ever built, was to take to the seas for the first time 25 September 2003 for a series of tests ahead of her maiden voyage in January.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/systems/ship/qm2.htm   (734 words)

 Astrology Software for Research - Queen Elizabeth II - astrology chart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
Princess Margaret, 71, died of a stroke on 2/09/2002, and the beloved "Queen Mum" died at 101, on 3/31/2002.
Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 50th year on the British throne.
www.astrodatabank.com /NM/QueenElizabethII.htm   (1191 words)

 The Danish Monarchy - The Royal House - HM The Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
HM The Queen was christened on 14 May 1940 in Holmens Kirke (the naval church) and confirmed on 1 April 1955 at Fredensborg Palace.
In the period 1955-1956, HM The Queen was a boarder at North Foreland Lodge, in Hampshire, England.
In 1972, Her Majesty was appointed Colonel-in-Chief of The Queen's Regiment, and in 1992 HM The Queen was appointed Colonel-in-Chief of The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment.
www.kongehuset.dk /artikel.php?dogtag=k_en_fam_oue   (1155 words)

 Queen Mary 2 - An introduction to the new liner
By then the ageing Queen Elizabeth 2 will be pushing forty and at the end of her economic life span as a cruise liner.
A retired Queen Elizabeth 2 and the first Queen Mary (both offering hotel accommodation with conference and exhibition attractions as part of the new Queensway Bay entertainment and shopping complex) could prove an attractive lure in the combined US $195 billion a year cruise, meeting and conference and vacation, tourism, resort markets.
The elder Warwick was the first master of the Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969 and captained the ship until his retirement in 1972, he was the only man to captain all three Queens.
www.nzmaritime.co.nz /qm2   (865 words)

 Queen Ankhenespepi II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The texts found engraved in the pyramid of Queen Ankhenespepi II were meant to allow her become immortal, a privilege until then restricted to the pharaohs, said the team in a resume of its latest research campaign in the ancient Saqqara cemetery complex, 20 kilometres south of Cairo.
The discovery of the texts in the remains of the queen's pyramid was announced two years ago, but the indications published at the time said they were prayers for the immortality of the pharaohs, not her own.
The importance of Ankhenespepi II is also attested in a 40-centimetre statue representing her with Pepi II as a child on her lap, kept in New York's Brooklyn Museum of Art.
www.crystalinks.com /queenank.html   (594 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II | Queen of the United Kingdom
The Queen ascended the throne on February 6, 1952 upon the death of her father, King George VI.
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.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/96apr/elizabeth2.html   (554 words)

 Amazon.com: Music: Queen II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Queen made all of this work so well, and all of this is what makes it the tantalizing and spellbinding wonder that it is, and after many years of listening to this album, I'm still discovering subtleties buried underneath it's mysterious surface.
Queen's great popularity is in no doubt due to albums like 'A Night At The Opera' and their greatest hits compilation, but also due the number of great singles they released during their time as a band.
Queen's sound is definitely much more developed with this album; the operatic-like sound is there, the songwriting is better (even if some of the themes are a bit odd) and it is one of those albums you can listen right the way through and fully enjoy, rather than skip tracks.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000000OBJ?v=glance   (2252 words)

 CNN.com - Queen Elizabeth II to meet Pope - October 16, 2000
Queen Elizabeth II is making her first visit to Italy in 20 years.
ROME, Italy -- Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were greeted by cheering crowds as they arrived in Italy on a four-day visit which includes a meeting with the Pope.
On Wednesday, the Queen -- and her reported 150 pieces of luggage -- will move to Milan, where she is scheduled to attend a concert at the famous La Scala opera house and view The Last Supper, which has recently been restored.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/europe/italy/10/16/italy.queen   (664 words)

 CNN.com - Britain's Queen Mother dead at 101 - April 22, 2002
The Queen Mother's death comes two months before Queen Elizabeth II is due to celebrate her Golden Jubilee, marking 50 years of her rule.
The Queen Mother's grandson, the Prince of Wales, and great-grandchildren Prince William and Prince Harry, said they were "completely devastated" after being informed of the news during their skiing holiday in Switzerland.
The Queen's other children, Prince Edward and Princess Anne, were at Windsor when their grandmother died, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/03/30/queen.mum   (599 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II | Royal Biographies
ALTHOUGH HER POPULARITY has apparently declined in recent years, Queen Elizabeth II is generally seen as a conscientious monarch.
However, by deliberately disdaining glamour, Her Majesty The Queen has sought to present a dignified, dutiful image, especially in the aftermath of the negative publicity over the divorce of Prince Charles and Diana, and Prince Andrew and the former Sarah Ferguson.
Queen Elizabeth has reminded other royals that they are not film stars, and that their position rests on constitutional principles.
www.factmonster.com /spot/royalbio2.html   (581 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Queen Elizabeth II: A Woman Who Is Not Amused   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Undaunted, Davies interweaves a standard account of the routine at "Buck House" where the Queen sits at her dispatch boxes or at tea, with graphic depictions of the alleged sexual diversions of almost everyone else in the House of Windsor.
Taste is not high on Davies's agenda: he refers to the 94-year-old Queen Mother in the past tense, as if predicting her demise before publication date; "a substantial portion of palace staff are gay" he tells us for no apparent reason; and he ridicules Princess Anne for wearing cotton underwear.
From the time she became queen at 26 to the present, contends Davies (Death of a Tycoon, 1993), Elizabeth has had one mission: to uphold the monarchy and all its archaic standards and practices.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1559722177   (493 words)

 British Royal Family Commemoratives - Queen Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The decoration is hand enamelled consisting of a "drawn" portrait of Queen Elizabeth, surmounted by a crown and flanked by national flags.
Entitled "The Queen's Prime Ministers", the mug features a "wrap around" design with the decoration all in brown of cameo portraits of all the Prime Ministers who have served Queen Elizabeth with their names and dates.
Opposite the handle is a crowned portrait of the Queen with a cameo portrait of Mr James Callaghan who was Prime Minister at the time of the Silver Jubilee, these portraits are flanked by the Lion and Unicorn.
members.aol.com /pswebpage/royalty/qe2.htm   (678 words)

 eBay - CD: Queen II (UPC: 720616123220)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although QUEEN II borders on heavy metal (it wasn't until their next release, SHEER HEART ATTACK, that they began experimenting with other musical forms), the songwriting and playing is still top-notch.
Queen was criticized by some in the press upon the release of QUEEN II, since there was simply nothing to compare it to--it encompassed glam, progressive, and metal, with a healthy dose of studio wizardry.
QUEEN II contained the band's first official UK hit--the mystical "Seven Seas of Rhye"--and, as on their debut a year prior, the lesser-known material is just as delightful.
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 Queen Elizabeth II biography
King George V and Queen Mary were immediately entranced by their granddaughter, and proudly informed her parents of every new tooth and word.
Already President of charities such as the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Children in Hackney, east London, and the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, she embarked on a series of national visits with the King and Queen.
Princess Elizabeth had become Queen Elizabeth II, but she had never quite ceased to be “Lilibet” – the little girl who knew both her duty and her own mind, and was determined to be the best and the most “normal” regent that she could.
www.britainexpress.com /royals/queen.htm   (1792 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Queen's visit to Canada is sure to attract much attention and gives Canadians reason to celebrate her Golden Jubilee.
The issue was the focus of the CBC News Big Picture "The Queen's Golden Jubilee," which aired on CBC Television and CBC Newsworld on Friday, Oct. 4, 2002.
Many facets of the Queen's private life are revealed as well as some of the reasons for her long-lived reign.
www.cbc.ca /news/bigpicture/queen   (631 words)

 Cherokee Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cherokee Queen I has been one of Grand Lake's most popular and unique attractions since she was assembled and launched in 1945.
The Cherokee Queen II is 108' long, 47' high and weighs 168 tons.
The Cherokee Queen II was honored as the "Attraction of the Year" by the Oklahoma Travel Industry Association in 1989.
www.greencis.net /~shart/queen.html   (204 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II (
In the mean time, the Queen rising from her devotions, having been disrobed of her crimson robe by the Lord Great Chamberlain, assisted by the Mistress of the Robes, and being uncovered, shall go before the Altar, supported and attended as before.
The Queen shall sit down in King Edward's Chair (placed in the midst of the Area over against the Altar, with a faldstool before it), wherein she is to be anointed.
Then the Queen arising, the Robe Royal or Pall of cloth of gold with the Stole Royal shall be delivered by the Groom of the Robes to the Dean of Westminster, and by him, assisted by the Mistress of the Robes, put upon the Queen, standing; the Lord Great Chamberlain fastening the clasps.
www.kirkdale113.freeserve.co.uk /queen.htm   (5105 words)

 Elizabeth II, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although the queen, who in public is formal and unemotional, continues to be greatly admired and respected, since the mid-1980s a barrage of tabloid reports about her children and their spouses has seriously tarnished the royal image.
Queen Elizabeth II opened Scotland's first parliament in nearly 300 years Thursday in what Scottish nationalists declared a warm-up for full independence.
Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee: Ruling Britannia; Queen Elizabeth II has given Britain and the Commonwealth a lifetime of public service.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0817112.html   (486 words)

 CNN.com - Assess Queen Elizabeth II's five-decade reign - June 4, 2002
Refer also to the queen's speech in the Resources section of the story to glean her perspective on her contributions.
All nations of the Commonwealth accept HM Queen Elizabeth II as the symbol of their free association and thus Head of the Commonwealth.
Have each student choose one of these events and, acting as Queen Elizabeth, write a hypothetical journal entry from her perspective on the event and how it has affected her life and reign.
cnnstudentnews.cnn.com /2002/fyi/lesson.plans/06/04/queen.jubilee   (526 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II - English History - UK Travel Information Guide
QUEEN ELIZABETH II Queen Elizabeth II Britain's present Head of State is Queen Elizabeth II.
The Queen opens State Parliament with The Queen's Speech, which is actually written by the government of the day.
Queen Elizabeth II is a very keen horsewoman and the succession of corgis who have remained by her side since her childhood, have almost become a national institution.
www.12travel.com /uk/history/elizabeth2.html   (550 words)

 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Elizabeth II, born April 21, 1926, is the eldest daughter of George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
She approves of the transformation from Empire to Commonwealth, describing the change as a "beneficial and civilized metamorphosis." The indivisibility of the crown was formally abandoned by statute in 1953, and "Head of the Commonwealth" was added to the long list of royal titles which she possesses.
A flattering look at the reign of Queen Elizabeth on the occasion of her 70th birthday, by Tom Corby, former Court correspondent, Press Association, London.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon63.html   (493 words)

 Isabella II
Isabella II Isabella II, 1830–1904, queen of Spain (1833–68), daughter of Ferdinand VII and of
In 1846 the queen married her cousin, Francisco de Asís, and her sister, Luisa Fernanda, married a son of Louis Philippe of France, the duc de Montpensier.
Amadeus - Amadeus, 1845–90, king of Spain (1870–73), duke of Aosta, son of Victor Emmanuel II of...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0825545.html   (385 words)

 Royalty.nu - The British Royal Windsor Family - Queen Elizabeth II
Examines how the queen was influenced by her father, her troubled relationships with her children, her difficult marriage, and how she copes with the pressures of being the most famous woman in the world.
Royal Racing: The Queen and Queen Mother's Sporting Life by Sean Smith is about the abiding passion of Elizabeth II and her mother for horse racing.
Queen and Country: The Fifty-Year Reign of Elizabeth II by William Shawcross.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Windsor/ElizabethII.html   (2860 words)

 Queen II
Queen II simply has a better set of songs that have a higher sense of purpose.
I'm not saying that they're better than Led Zeppelin at it, but Queen was able to walk in their shoes.
A near bomb, but the simple fact that Queen is awesome with their instruments and that the song is quirky more than anything saves this from utter oblivion.
donignacio.com /queen/queenii.html   (705 words)

 Welcome to the official web site of the British Monarchy
This web site provides information on the work of The Queen in modern society, biographies of the Royal Family, a history of kings and queens through the ages, background on Royal residences and art collections, and coverage of recent Royal events.
The Queen is to make a donation to the Disaster Emergency Committee, to help those who are suffering as a result of the earthquake and its aftermath.
Read The Queen's message to the President of Pakistan.
www.royal.gov.uk   (154 words)

 God Save My Queen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
God Save My Queen: A Tribute and God Save My Queen II: The Show Must Go On by Daniel Nester are books that draw from a very unliterary source: the British rock band Queen.
The entries for the songs in both God Save My Queen books add up to a love letter to a band, and a time when all that mattered was a record player and a pair of headphones.
God Save My Queen: A Tribute and God Save My Queen II: The Show Must Go On are both published by the Brooklyn, NY-based independent publisher Soft Skull Press.
www.godsavemyqueen.com   (419 words)

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