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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 Queen mother, with the support of the youth, have vowed to resist any such imposition and threatened to clash with the police and soldiers who have been allegedly commissioned by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Municipal Assembly, Alfred Amoah, to provide security during the installation.
Wood said that there is no reason for Middleton to be called the Queen Mother because the title was just used by Queen Elizabeth II's mom to avoid confusion between her and her eldest daughter, the current monarch.
The former Queen Mother is undergoing treatment under the supervision of a team of medical doctors Khagendra Bahadur Shrestha, Mrigendra Raj Pandey, Madhu Ghimire and Brajendra Srivastav, according to the Hospital.
Sacks full of presents and cards were delivered to Clarence House, the Queen Mother''s home in London, including one extra special delivery - a hand-written telegram from Buckingham Palace.
Kenneth Rose - who knew the Queen Mother for nearly half a century and wrote a biography of her father-in-law George V - said she had stuck up for the miners during a conversation about the strike in 1984.
Sculptor Philip Jackson created the monument, which portrays the Queen Mother in her younger days wearing Order of the Garter robes and sits underneath a statue of her husband King George VI on The Mall.
Drawing upon Old Testament texts, especially from Genesis, Kings, Psalms, and Isaiah, the author establishes the importance of the queen mother in the Davidic kingdom.
Details of the proposal have yet to be finalised but, according to reports, the monument could be located at the existing statue of the Queen Mother's husband George VI on The Mall, overlooking Horse Guards Parade.
But far from the sort of opulence you might expect from the sleeping quarters of the Queen Mother, the bedroom is remarkably restrained.
The simple private apartments of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother are the latest rooms to go on public display at her Highland retreat, theCastle of Mey in Caithness.
SCOTLAND'S oldest soldier will go on parade this week in a touching tribute to the late Queen Mother.
William Shawcross, the official biographer of the Queen Mother, has left publisher Penguin because it released Paul Burrell's book about his life as butler of Diana, Princess of Wales.