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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon | Queen Elizabeth | The Queen Mother | The Royal Family
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Did You Know?
Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.
When Prince Albert, the future King George VI
, proposed to Elizabeth in 1921, she turned him down: "afraid never, never again to be free to think, speak and act as I feel I really ought to." When he declared he would marry no other, his mother, the formidable Queen Mary
- after visiting Glamis to see for herself the girl who had stolen her son's heart - arranged for Albert's rival, the Earl of ...
Always wore pastel clothes, a hat and pearls