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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I can remember the Queen Mother came to lunch at Ham House, which was a branch of the V&A," Strong said, referring to the Victoria & Albert Museum.
The Queen Mother was among 12 centenarians around the country celebrating on this day.
I remember being at an event with the Queen Mother in the Eighties when a woman tried to curry favour with her saying something along the lines of 'Aren't these miners terrible', but the Queen Mother bristled at the comment, and said she thought the miners were right.
The trustees at the Castle of Mey near John o' Groats, said the late Queen Mother preferred that people were married in a Christian ceremony and that they had decided to offer only Christian weddings conducted by a priest or minister.
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.
The George VI statue would be transformed into a joint monument with the depiction of the Queen Mother on the base of the statue and the addition of a new fountain.
on the bedside table, one of the magazines the Queen Mother liked to read.
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.
Alfred, from Alyth in Perthshire, said: "The Queen Mother touched so many lives and she was much loved by everyone in The Black Watch.
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.
A FUND to raise pounds 1 million to create two memorials to the Queen Mother was launched yesterday.