Bowes-Lyon, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite

Female 1900 - 2002  (101 years)


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  • Name Bowes-Lyon, Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite 
    Born 4 Aug 1900  St Pauls Walden Hertfordshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 23 Sep 1900  Walden, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Mar 2002  Royal Lodge Windsor Berkshire England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9175  GrangerMusgrave
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2014 

    Father Bowes-Lyon, Claude George 14th Earl of Strathmore,   b. 14 Mar 1855, Lowndes Square Knightsbridge London England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1944, Glamis Angus Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Cavendish-Bentinck, Cecilia Nina,   b. 11 Sep 1862, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1938, 38 Cumberland Mansions, London W1 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1881  St Peter & All Saints, Petersham, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6475  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Windsor, George VI King of The United Kingdom,   b. 14 Dec 1895, York Cottage Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1952, Sandringham Norfolk England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1923  Westminster Abbey London England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Windsor, Elizabeth II Queen of United Kingdom
     2. Windsor, Margaret Rose Princess of The United Kingdom,   b. 21 Aug 1930, Glamis Castle Glamis Angus Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 2002  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F6456  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
    Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

  • Notes 
    • As a result of her marriage Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as Duchess of York on 26 April 1923. She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1927.
      She was decorated with the award of Imperial Order of the Crown of India (C.I.) in 1931.
      She was invested as a Lady Companion Order of the Garter (L.G.) in 1936.
      She was decorated with the award of Royal Victorian Chain in 1937.
      She was invested as a Lady Companion Order of the Thistle (L.T.) in 1937.
      She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1937.
      As a result of her marriage Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as HM Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom on 12 May 1937. As a result of her marriage Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was styled as HM Queen Elizabeth Queen Mother of the United Kingdom on 6 February 1952.
      She held the office of Constable of Dover Castle in September 1978.
      She held the office of Lord Warden and Admiral of the Cinque Ports in September 1978.
      She lived in 1999 at Clarence House Stable York Road St. James's London England


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