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HISTORY OF THE SCOTS GUARDS 1934 – SIGNED BY THE KING, GEORGE VI – –
Today marks 70 years of marriage for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Together they have evolved from a young couple supporting Elizabeth’s father, George VI, in post-war Britain to the heads of the British Royal Family as it rolls into the 21st century. 1,968 more words
Once upon a time, Queen Elizabeth II was known as Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh. As bizarre as it sounds, it only recently occurred to me that the Queen would have been known by the feminine version of her husband’s title in the years between their marriage and her accession. 903 more words
Group Captain Peter Townsend once wrote of Princess Margaret:
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“Behind the dazzling facade, the apparent self-assurance, you would find, if you looked for it, a rare softness and sincerity.