Elizabeth (Bowes-Lyon) Windsor
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Elizabeth Angela Marguerite (Bowes-Lyon) Windsor (1900 - 2002)

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite "Queen Elizabeth Queen Consort, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother" Windsor formerly Bowes-Lyon
Born in St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 26 Apr 1923 in Westminster Abbey, London, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Mother of [private daughter (1920s - unknown)] and
Died in Windsor, Berkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Biography

The House of Windsor crest.
Elizabeth (Bowes-Lyon) Windsor is a member of the House of Windsor.
Elizabeth (Bowes-Lyon) Windsor was a centenarian, living to age 101

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the Queen Consort of King George VI from 1936 until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.

Name

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Name: Elizabeth Angela Marguerite /Windsor/[8]


Birth
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Lyon was born on the 4th of August 1900, probably at St Pauls Walden Bury, Hertfordshire, England, the 18th century mansion owned by her father's family.[9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16]

Baptism

23 Sep 1900 at Walden, Hertfordshire, England.[17]

Residence

Date: 1901. Place: Walden St Paul, Hertfordshire, England[18]

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married Albert Frederick Arthur George Windsor on the 26th of April 1923, at Westminster Abbey.[19]

Titles

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 the 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 the Royal Victorian Chain in 1937.
She was invested as a Dame Grand Cross, Royal Victorian Order (G.C.V.O.) in 1937.
She was invested as a Lady Companion, Order of the Thistle (L.T.) in 1937.[20]

Burial

Place: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England[21][22]

Event

Event:
Type: Departure
Place: Brisbane, Australia[23]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 17 Mar 1931
Place: London, England[24]
Event:
Type: Departure
Place: Buenos Aires, Argentina[25]
Event:
Type: Arrival
Date: 28 Mar 1938
Place: Southampton, England[26]

Death

Death:
Date: 30 Mar 2002
Place: Windsor, Windsor and Maidenhead Royal Borough, Berkshire, England[27][28][29]

Sources

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  9. GRO Online Index: Name: LYON, ELIZABETH ANGELA MARGUERITE; Mother's Maiden Name: CAVENDISH BENTINCK; GRO Ref: 1900 Sept Qtr, HITCHIN, Vol. 03A Pg. 667.
  10. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2FCD-BT5 : 1 October 2014), Elizabeth A M Bowes-Lyon, 1900; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
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  19. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVZG-32DX : 8 October 2014), Elizabeth A M Bowes-Lyon and null, 1923; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1923, quarter 2, vol. 1A, p. 909, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  20. The Peerage: The Queen Mother
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