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  Royalty.nu - Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother died on March 30, 2002 at the age of 101.
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.
The Garden of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother by the Marchioness of Salisbury.
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 Memorial sites > HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother died peacefully in her sleep on Saturday 30 March 2002, at Royal Lodge, Windsor.
Queen Elizabeth was a much-loved member of the Royal Family.
Her life, spanning over a century, was devoted to the service of her country, the fulfilment of her Royal duties and the support of her family.
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Queen Mother dies
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother 1900 - 2002
The Queen Mother has died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 101, with her daughter at her bedside.
Alongside the Queen is the Princess Royal, her husband Timothy Laurence and her two children Zara and Peter, and the Earl and Countess of Wessex.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/622457.stm   (740 words)

Queen Elizabeth adopted the title 'Queen Mother' to avoid any confusion that may arise from having the same name as her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
Although the Queen Mother ceased to be queen 43 years ago she continues to act in something of a shadow role in support of her daughter.
The Queen Mother has shown that she can move with the times and has secured a unique position of affection in the hearts of the public.
personales.ya.com /fororeal/queenm2.htm   (633 words)

 Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, has died at the age of 101.
She was queen for fewer than 15 years, during a period which is now beginning to pass out of living memory.
Elizabeth was taught by a governess, mainly in domestic science, painting, dancing, the piano and French and German (as queen, she broadcast in French to occupied France).
www.guardian.co.uk /queenmother/article/0,2763,676661,00.html   (1164 words)

 The Queen Mother 1900-2002
Draped in her royal standard, the Queen Mother's coffin was taken from the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Windsor to the Queen's Chapel at St James's Palace, London.
Queen Elizabeth II, dressed in fl, was waiting in the medieval splendour of Westminster Hall together with Lady Sarah Chatto when her mother's coffin arrived to lie in state until her funeral.
The Queen Mother's final resting place next to her husband George VI in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle is opening to the public from today until April 19th.
www.nettyroyal.nl /queenmum3.html   (6494 words)

 BBC - h2g2 - HM Queen Elizabeth - The Queen Mother
When the Queen Mother emerged to cheering crowds (some of whom had camped out the night before) on her birthday, a postman delivered her a special congratulations card from her daughter the Queen, something every British centenarian is entitled to.
The Queen never genuflects to anyone, but whenever she appeared with her mother on her special days, the Queen kept a low profile to allow the Queen Mother to be the centre of attention.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother died in her sleep at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, on 30 March, 2002, at the age of 101.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A14116736   (2778 words)

 Queen Mother Obituary
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother 1900 - 2002:
The Queen Mother's lying in state followed a funeral procession on Friday which drew the biggest crowd of monarchists and onlookers since the death of Princess Diana in 1997, giving an unexpected boost to Britain's royal family.
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen mother, photographed with grandson Prince Charles and great-grandsons Prince William (left) and Prince Harry (right) on her 101st birthday at Clarence house in London in June, 2001.
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 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 Mother's coffin is expected to be moved to the Royal Chapel of All Saints in Windsor Great Park on Sunday morning.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/03/30/queen.mum/index.html   (599 words)

 Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother Funeral Eulogy - Famous eulogies
The Queen Mother's strength as a person was expressed best through the remarkable quality of her dealings with people -- her ability to make all human encounters, however fleeting, feel both special and personal.
Something of it is reflected in the fact that for half a century we knew her and understood her as the Queen Mother.
And as they grieve, we say to the Queen and to Prince Philip; to Charles, Anne, Andrew, Edward, David and Sarah as grandchildren; and to all their children: you are in our thoughts and cradled in our prayers and those of countless millions round the world.
www.eulogywriters.com /queenmother.htm   (1046 words)

 CNN.com - The Queen Mother: Your thoughts and tributes - April 10, 2002
I'm afraid her death, and the eventual death of the current Queen, will mean the complete collapse of the monarchy as there will be no one left with the grace and dignity to hold the family together.
The Queen Mum was the brightest jewel of the British Royal Family.
The Queen Mother alighted from her car in her regal way, and in her wonderfully gracious manner, she paused, looked around the grandstands, and with her famous smile beaming out to connect to every individual present, she raised her hand and waved a special greeting that touched each and every one of us.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/04/02/queenmother.emails/index.html   (893 words)

 The Queen Mother Biography (Royalty) — FactMonster.com
The former Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the wife of Britain's King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II.
Their daughter became Queen Elizabeth II after the 1952 death of George VI, and the elder Elizabeth became known as the Queen Mother.
The Queen Mother was the grandmother of the current heir to the throne, Prince Charles...
www.factmonster.com /biography/var/queenmother.html   (402 words)

 A Tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1900-2002. The Years 1900 to 1925.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Tribute to HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1900-2002.
Drawn from the British Library's Newspapers and its Sound Archive, these highlights from the early life of the Queen Mother from 1900 to 1952 are in the form of extracts and photographs from contemporary media.
Among them, you can listen to the Queen Mother's own voice (when she was Queen Elizabeth) in an extract from her speech to the Women of Empire in 1939.
www.bl.uk /queenmother1.html   (607 words)

 Top Tastes
The Queen Mother was born in Scotland in 1900.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was the mother of Queen Elizabeth II, the present British sovereign, and the widow of the late King George VI.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday 30th.
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 Queen Mother
Whether as a beloved grandmother in the Royal Family, as the Queen who wouldn't move her family out of London during World War Two, or as the nation's "dear Queen Mum", Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was cherished and respected by the people.
The Queen Mother and her husband King George VI wore their faith on their sleeve during the war years calling the nation to days of prayer.
The nation is poorer for her departure, but for the Queen Mum with her love of life and people "to live was Christ and to die is gain." Pray for the Royal Family, for the believers in it and among those who serve them.
www.kernowyouth.co.uk /html/queen_mother.htm   (662 words)

 The Queen Mother - English Culture
The Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II's mother, was well-loved and respected all over the world, since she was largely responsible for bringing England's monarchy closer to the people.
The "Queen Mum," as she came to be known, was still very much a public presence until her death at age 101 in March 2002.
The Queen Mum has been gone for awhile now, but the memory of her smile and her friendliness to the people, will never be forgotten.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art2315.asp   (534 words)

 Special report: the Queen Mother | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
Farewell to a mother, a queen and a symbol of a bygone age
April 9: The Queen Mother's four grandsons held a symbolic vigil around her coffin in Westminster Hall last night on the eve of her funeral across the road at Westminster Abbey.
April 9: An elegy on the death of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, by Andrew Motion, the poet laureate.
www.guardian.co.uk /queenmother/0,2759,393593,00.html   (893 words)

 The Queen Mother Fashion History
The Queen's new crinoline style evening gowns were first seen in public in November 1937 and they flattered her enormously, bringing an elongation to a body not as model like in real life as sketches by Hartnell suggested.
The Queen Elizabeth charmed the Parisians with her fresh perfect complexion and the layered white floaty dresses in styles that suited her and made her look a picture of assured confidence in the French sun.
Queen Elizabeth's new clothes for day were often in lighter colours and were embellished in a less ornate way.
www.fashion-era.com /queen_mother.htm   (1376 words)

 In Memoriam: HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1900 - 2002, News
In Memoriam: HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, 1900 - 2002, News
Ceremonial for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
The Archbishop of Canterbury's sermon at the funeral of The Queen Mother
www.etoile.co.uk /IM/Rqmum.html   (2488 words)

 HELLO! Profiles
Throughout her life, the Queen Mother lost none of the legendary charm which prompted his response.
She was one of the most popular members of the British royal family and, despite the ebb and flow of the monarchy's popularity, she remained a much-loved figurehead for the country until her death on March 29, 2002, aged 101.
But ever practical and pragmatic, the dark-haired beauty, then the mother of two daughters, Elizabeth (born 1926) and Margaret (born 1930), quickly addressed herself to her new role.
www.hellomagazine.com /profiles/queenmum   (522 words)

 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, 1900-2002. Her Life and Times
Queen Mary, wife of George V said of her, "She is not one of these modern girls, thank Heaven!".
The Queen Mother told of how she and the King had actually seen the bomb fall, as they were only a matter of a hundred or so metres away.
In the following 50 years, The Queen Mother undertook engagements both in the UK and overseas and even at the age of 101 was to be seen at a public engagement in Portsmouth aboard HMS Ark Royal, a British aircraft carrier, where she was greeted enthusiastically by the entire ship's company.
www.thamesweb.co.uk /windsor/queen_mother/queen_mother.html   (3647 words)

 The Royalist - PHOTO GALLERY: The Royals Honour Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Although the world never saw the Queen Mother and Camilla together in public, in private it was a different matter during the years she was married to Andrew Parker Bowles.
The 'Queen Mum', as she was affectionately known worldwide, was incredibly close to Camilla's first husband, Brigadier Andrew Parker Bowles, and in later years invited him to stay at her private homes with his second wife, Rosemary.
She also touted the Queen Mother and the King, but she also told me how tough the Queen Mother was in deciding (this was during my young and teen years) that the Duke of Windsor was not allowed back into the country except for certain deaths (his Mom and his Brother, the King).
www.theroyalist.net /content/view/935/1   (2261 words)

 Review | The Queen Mother
When the celebrant happens to be the widow of the late King of England and the mother of the current queen, the celebration gets kicked up quite a bit.
One expects her to be center stage, not relegated to the extreme left of the first row, as it were and as it was.
From her early life as a Scottish noblewoman, through her engagement and marriage to "Bertie," through her years as a young matron, then queen and -- for almost half a century now -- mother to a queen.
www.januarymagazine.com /biography/queenmum.html   (703 words)

 The Queen Mother
The Queen Mother's death came six weeks after the funeral of her daughter, Princess Margaret.
Her mother assumed the title of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, to avoid confusion.
The Queen Mother at 100 by Ann MacMillan
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 The Legacy of the Queen Mother Contemporary Review - Find Articles
The Queen Mother was the longest lived member of the British Royal Family in history.
Indeed it was in the last months of Victoria's lengthy and glorious reign that Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the future Queen Mother, was born on 4 August, 1900.
The Queen Mother's death lead to an outpouring of genuine mourning by the vast majority of the British people.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2242/is_1637_280/ai_88702701   (769 words)

 The God Fearin' Forum: Mary the Queen Mother In Catholicism
Furthermore, I don’t intend to refute the doctrine of Mary as the queen mother.
One final point that should be noted: The office of queen mother was supposed to be a prefiguration of Mary according to Mr.
However, it is a big mistake to assume that the early Jewish community thought of Mary as the queen mother or recognized her as filling this role.
godfearin.blogspot.com /2006/07/mary-queen-mother-in-catholicism.html   (3929 words)

 The Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin - home of the Bancroft Players
The Queen Mother Theatre is a modern venue situated in the historic Hertfordshire town of Hitchin.
Happy New Year to you all and welcome once again to The Queen Mother theatre for what we promise will be a very entertaining few months!
January: UP Stage debut a new work called Zigger Zagger and Hugo Vickers presents a "fly-on-the-wall" look at The Queen Mother, while in the Studio we have an hilarious sneak-peak behind the scenes of an amateur drama company (!) in Backstage.
www.queenmothertheatre.org.uk   (452 words)

 A Norfolk tribute to HRH The Queen Mother
A Norfolk tribute to HRH The Queen Mother
And this impression remained — 15 years later another paper declared: "The Queen Mum is Strictly OK." The second world war, with the anxiety of its opening stages, called for a special example from the King and Queen.
After Buckingham Palace had been bombed in 1940 — they were both in residence at the time — the Queen was asked if there were any plans for the Princesses to go to Canada for the duration of the war.
www.edp24.co.uk /QueenMother/asp/War.asp   (303 words)

 Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, her kozmik horoscope
The Queen Mother in 1936 a few weeks before the abdication of her brother in law, King Edward VIII, that would catapult her from being wife to the Duke of York, Prince Albert, into the Queen Consort, a transformation that astonished Britain in the 1930s.
This is not a good position for the mother who is likely to die young or be separated from you early in life.
There is a delicate femininity about you which makes you an excellent mother who shows her affection for her children.
www.kozmikhoroscopes.com /queenm.htm   (9925 words)

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