BBC - Primary History - World War 2 - Daily life On 10 October Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) spoke on the radio to children in the Commonwealth. Beside her is her sister, Princess Margaret.
April 21, 1926: Born, Elizabeth II of England. Here she is a few years later, in 1929. Although today is the Queen's actual birthday, it's not her OFFICIAL birthday, which is celebrated in June in the United Kingdom. In Canada, it's the Monday before or on May 24th (Queen Victoria's birthday), and in Australia and New Zealand on the second and first Monday in June, respectively, to open the ski season. Queen Elizabeth is the only head of state alive today to serve in uniform during World War…
Horse Guards Parade, 1970, Queen Elizabeth riding her horse Burmese during the Trooping of the Colour ceremony. A Grenadier Guard lies prostrate at attention as all good Guardsmen should when they faint!
| THE GIRLS OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND TIARA | The Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara was one of many wedding gifts given to Queen Mary of The United Kingdom, née Princess of Teck when she married the future King George V of Great Britain, Emperor of India in 1893. The tiara is a diamond design of festoons and scrolls set on a bandeau base of round and lozenge-shaped diamonds. | H.M. Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain wearing THE GIRLS OF GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND TIARA |
La princesse Elizabeth (à gauche) sur le balcon du palais de Buckingham avec de gauche à droite, sa mère Elizabeth, le premier ministre britannique Winston Churchill, George VI et la princesse Margaret le 8 mai 1945.