2013G1B Kevin Tarn The Queen’s family and childhood
Early life • Firstchild of Prince Albert(later King George VI) and his wife Queen Elizabeth • Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21April 1926 • Educated at home • Often described as "a jolly little girl, but fundamentally sensible and well-behaved„
Heiress presumptive • 3rd in line during her grandfather’s reign, 2nd when her uncle succeeded and heiress presumptive when her father became king • Elizabeth received private tuition • The 1st Buckingham Palace Company • 1st solo public appearance
The Queen Mother • Born 4 August 1900 • Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon • Agreed to marry Prince Albert after his 3rd and final attempt • Initially disliked royal life "afraid never, never again to be free to think, speak and act as I feel I really ought to„ • Died in her sleep on 30 March 2002
George VI • Born 14 December 1895 • Albert Frederick Arthur George • Royal Naval College as a naval cadet • Married Elizabeth II 26 April 1923 • Break-up of the British Empire and its transition into the Commonwealth of Nations • Last Emperor of India
Princess Margaret • Margaret Rose • Born 21 August 1930 • Only sibling, youngest daughter • Viewedas a controversial member of the Royal family • Bad health, gradually deteriorated
Questions • What was Elizabeth II often described as at a young age? • How many attempts did it take for George VI to succeed at marrying Elizabeth II? • Who was viewed as the controversial member of the Royal family?
Sources • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_II • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_Eliza beth_The_Queen_Mother • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_VI • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Margaret,_Countess_of_Snowdon