Monday, 8 May 2000

Queen Elizabeth - Bio


I'm working on filling in all of the bios, very very slowly.  Updates to Come.  
Full Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary

Title: Title varies by country (Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith, etc).

Birth: April 21st, 1926

Monarchs during life: George V, Edward VIII, George VI, Herself

Place in line of succession:
  • At Birth: 3rd, behind her Father and Uncle
  • Current: is Monarch
Religion: Church of England
  • Christening: on 29 May 1926 in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace
    • God-parents:
      • King George V (Grandfather)
      • Queen Mary (Grandmother)
      • Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (Grandfather)
      • Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught (Great-great uncle)
      • Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles (Aunt)
      • Lady Elphinstone (Aunt)
  • God Children: 30+ godchildren in Total
    • Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia (1945)
    • Henry Percy (1953 – 1995)
    • Victoria Rhodes (1953)
    • Lady Virginia FitzRoy (1954)
    • Princess Friederike of Hanover (1954)
    • Viscount Linley (1961) (Nephew)
    • Edwina Brudenell (née Hicks) (1961)
    • Charles Spencer (1964) (Princess Diana's Brother)
    • Princess Theodora of Greece (1983)

Family:
  • Parents: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth
    • Siblings: Princess Margret (d. 2002) 
  • Marriage: Married Prince Philip on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey
  • Children:
    • Prince Charles (1948)
    • Princess Anne (1950)
    • Prince Andrew (1960)
    • Prince Edward (1964)

Schooling: -

Job: Full-Time Royal

Residence:
  • Buckingham Palace
    • In London, England 
    • Main: Work Week
  • Windsor Castle
    • In Windsor, England
    • Main: Weekends, Easter Holiday, Royal Ascot Week
  • Sandringham House 
    • On Sandringham Estate in England
    • Christmas Holiday
  • Balmoral Castle 
    • Aberdeenshire, Scotland
    • Summer Holiday
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse 
    • In Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Mainly used during Holyrood week
  • Hillsborough Castle
    • Ireland
Causes: Commonwealth, Youth, etc.

Video of them speaking:



Quotes:

"I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong" - 21st Birthday Speech (1974)


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"He has, quite simply, been my strength & stay all these years" - On Prince Philip (2016)

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