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Margaret,

1930–2002, British princess, second daughter of King George VIGeorge VI
(Albert Frederick Arthur George), 1895–1952, king of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936–52), second son of George V; successor of his elder brother, Edward VIII. He attended the royal naval colleges at Osborne and Dartmouth and served in World War I.
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 and sister of Queen Elizabeth IIElizabeth II,
1926–, queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1952–), elder daughter and successor of George VI, and Britain's longest reigning monarch. At age 18 she was made a State Counsellor, a confidante of the king.
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, b. Glamis, Scotland. In 1960 she married a commoner, the photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, who was created earl of SnowdonSnowdon, Antony Charles Robert Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of,
1930–2017, British photographer. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he married Princess Margaret in 1960 and was created earl the following year.
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 in 1961. They were divorced in 1978. They had two children: David, Viscount Linley (b. 1961), and Sarah (b. 1964).

Margaret

 

(Margrete). Born 1353; died Oct. 28, 1412, in Flensburg. Queen of Denmark, Norway (from 1387), and Sweden (from 1389).

Margaret was the daughter of the Danish king Waldemar IV Atterdag and the wife of the Norwegian king Haakon VI. She became the ruler of Denmark in 1376 when her young son Olaf was elected king of Denmark; after her husband’s death in 1380 she also became ruler of Norway. Upon her son’s death in 1387 she became queen of both states. After the defeat of Albert of Mecklenburg’s troops in 1389 she became queen of Sweden. She was the initiator of the Union of Kalmar of 1397, which united the three Scandinavian states, and in fact governed them to the end of her life.

Margaret

of Anjou hard, vicious, strong-minded, imperious woman. [Br. Lit.: II Henry VI]
See: Cruelty

Margaret

1. called the Maid of Norway. ?1282--90, queen of Scotland (1286--90); daughter of Eric II of Norway. Her death while sailing to England to marry the future Edward II led Edward I to declare dominion over Scotland
2. 1353--1412, queen of Sweden (1388--1412) and regent of Norway and Denmark (1380--1412), who united the three countries under her rule
3. Princess. 1930--2002, younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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18, 2013 /PRNewswire / -- On Tuesday, 22 January 2013 at 12:30, leading European disability rights organizations, joined by MEPs Michael Cashman and Margrete Auken will speak at the European Parliament about the misuse of EU taxpayer money to institutionalize people with intellectual and mental disabilities.
Devoted Husband of Margrete, dear Father of Martin and Nicholas, fond Brother of Malcom and Ian.
See generally RUDOLF DOLZER & MARGRETE STEVENS, BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES 58-65, 108-14 (1995) (describing provisions often found in BITs).
I feel very grateful to Margrete Lamond at Little Hare for having the vision to put us together in this way, and sensitively edit and support us through the process.
This is a dangerous workplace," said Danish Green MEP Margrete Auken.
34) See generally Schreuer, supra note 22; Vasciannie supra note 18; Rudolf Dolzer & Margrete Stevens, Bilateral Investment Treaties (The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1995).
See RUDOLF DOZER & MARGRETE STEVENS, BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES, xxii (1995) (discussing the radical increase in bilateral investment treaties).
12, at Springfield Memorial Gardens for Lucille Margrete Stewart of Springfield.
The demise of Boringholm around AD 1400 follows the ban in 1396, by Queen Margrete, on fortifications by the troublesome nobility.
The EU had to respect the result of what had been a democratic election, said Danish MEP and election monitor Margrete Auken.
Dean Inger Margrete Holter is keen for staff to develop expertise in on line learning and in the incorporation of evidence-based practice in their teaching--two explicit themes in UNITEC's undergraduate curriculum.