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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The Most Reverend Vincent Nichols, the Catholic Archbishop of Birmingham, said: 'I am deeply saddened to hear of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
TODAY, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother celebrates her 100th birthday.
It says: "Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, much appreciated your kind message on her 100th birthday and sends her very sincere thanks to you and to all those who joined in these good wishes.
Why not visit the Queen Mother's Scotland, following in the footsteps of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
It was their first full rehearsal of the ceremonial music in the grounds of the University College of North Wales, Bangor on June 29, 1969' Three domestic helpers at Aberystwyth got a surprise when the Duches of Kent broke from the official party to talk to them' The late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (above) leaves a Sunday morning service in Eglwysbach parish church with vicar, the Reverend Merfyn Parry, on May 10, 1965.
SOLEMN DUTY: The Guardsmen stand alongside the coffin of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, in Westminster Abbey today ON DUTY: Guardsmen Paul Hewitt, Simon Campbell and Thomas Major
SORROWFUL JOURNEY The Queen leaves Buckingham Palace today to travel to Westminster Hall, to watch the coffin of her mother, Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother arrive, where it will lie in state until her funeral at Westminster Abbey on Tuesday.
This was the incredible century of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen mother.
The letter came from the Queen Mum's lady-in-waiting and read: "Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, has asked me to thank you for your letter and for the drawing of Her Majesty and the Prince of Wales that you kindly sent.
EXTRACTS from the Archbishop of Canterbury's sermon at the funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey.
GRAND National organisers today said they were planning a special tribute in memory of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
But, with the passing of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, it is very apt.