King George VI and Princess Elizabeth

King George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) UK, posing for a portrait with Child Princess Elizabeth II (Future Queen) (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) UK .

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent; Princess Margaret, Princess Alexandra of Kent, the Duchess of Kent, the Duke of Gloucester, Princess Elizabeth, Princes Philip,Duchess of Gloucester.  Middle row--Queen Mary, King George VI holding Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth holding Prince Charles; front row--Prince Richard of Gloucester, Prince Michael of Kent, Prince William of Gloucester.

ilovethemonarchy: “ “ Standing (L-R): Prince Edward Duke of Kent, Princess Margaret, Princess Alexandra of Kent, Princess Marina Duchess of Kent, Prince Henry Duke of.

The marriage of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons (Later the Queen Mother) to the Duke of York (Later King George VI) at Westminster Abbey in London, on this day 26th April, 1923. It was the first royal wedding at the Abbey since 1383. The newly formed British Broadcasting Company wanted to record and broadcast the event on radio, but the Abbey Chapter vetoed the idea.

The marriage of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons (later the Queen Mother) to the Duke of York (later King George VI) at Westminster Abbey in It was the first royal wedding at the Abbey since

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip at their wedding.

How the Queen lost her heart slow dancing to a show tune from Oklahoma!

misshonoriaglossop via wgabry: Prince Charles and Princess Anne with their Grandmother Princess Alice of Greece, 1960s

misshonoriaglossop via wgabry: Prince Charles and Princess Anne with their Grandmother Princess Alice of Greece,

King George VI with Princess Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, at Windsor Castle July 8, 1946

To Her Majesty, all my thoughts and prayers are with you, Mummie: The message the Queen Mother sent her daughter as she flew home to become Queen

King George VI with Queen Elizabeth, princess Elizabeth II (crouching) and Princess Margaret at the Royal Lodge at Windsor Castle in

Last photograph of King George VI before he died.  He was "stage Four" at the time, though nobody said a word in public.  But look at how terribly he was aging, way before his time,

One of the last photographs of King George VI before he died. 31 January He is watching the airplane carrying his beloved daughter Elizabeth fly off to Africa. He died less than a week later on 6 February

In anticipation of the film 'The King's Speech' which features Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter as King George VI and his wife, Queen El...

In anticipation of the film 'The King's Speech' which features Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter as King George VI and his wife, Queen El.

The Royal Family, after King George VI 's Coronation. Shows King George VI with his wife Queen Elizabeth~(Queen Mother), and Queen Elizabeth II (then H. The Princess Elizabeth).

dailymail:  Princess (now Queen) Elizabeth with friend Sonia Berry, a little girl she met in 1930 out playing behind the London home of her parents.  Sonia's father was a doctor who would treat Elizabeth's grandfather King George V.  The friendship continued over 80 years until Sonia's death in 2012.

Revealed: The little girl the Queen chose to be her best friend

Close friends: Sonia Berry (right) who sadly died in 2012 with the princess Elizabeth in Hyde Park

Long live the Queen

February 1952 – Elizabeth II is proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom (and her five other Commonwealth realms) at St. Coronation portrait of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, June 1953

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) on their wedding day in 1923.

Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother), on her wedding day in 1923 to Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) wearing a gown crafted by Madame Handley Seymour.

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