queen mother

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queen mother

the widow of a former king who is also the mother of the reigning sovereign
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WALES and the whole of Britain will mourn the life and service of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
The panties were returned with a note from a lady-in-waiting, GP magazine reports: ``These I have handed to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and I am to say that Her Majesty was very touched by your kind thought of her.
00s 2002 ON THIS day to the solemn sound of pipes, the poignant singing of choirs and the upraised voices of a huge congregation, the nation finally said goodbye to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
The last time a man was featured on the cover was 1937, when King George VI was pictured alongside his wife, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, in a special issue to commemorate his coronation.
I NAME THIS SHIP: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother who launched the liner Queen Elizabeth on this day in 1938
Queen Alexandra, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother were all highly moral women who earned respect by the standard of their behaviour.
QUEEN Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, was sitting well forward on the back seat of her Daimler as John, her faithful chauffeur, threaded his way through the expectant crowd.
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother - Queen Mum for short - was a symbol of her times.
Peter Ord, resident factor of Balmoral Estate, said: 'Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother spent many happy holidays in Aberdeenshire at Balmoral and Birkhall.
A statement issued from Clarence House, the Queen Mother's London residence, says: "Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother is suffering from mild heat exhaustion and has been advised to rest.
In recent years the 70-year-old queen has moved to answer some criticisms of the monarchy by agreeing to pay income tax and by reducing the number of royals on the public payroll to just three - herself; her husband, Prince Philip; and Queen Elizabeth, the queen mother.
Robert Brown, an accountant from Jersey, is seeking a High Court order allowing him to see the contents of the will made by the Queen's sister -and the will of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.