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  1. Rose Constance Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville GCVO GCStJ (née Bowes-Lyon; 6 May 1890 – 17 November 1967) was the third daughter of the 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne by his wife, Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck.

    • Hon. Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon, 6 May 1890
    • 17 November 1967 (aged 77)
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  2. Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, (1855–1944) was a landowner, and the father of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother. Patrick Bowes-Lyon (1863–1946), younger brother of the 14th Earl, winner of the 1887 Wimbledon doubles. Fergus Bowes-Lyon (1889–1915) noted golfer killed in the First World War, brother of Queen ...

  3. 28 de jan. de 2021 · A rainha-mãe, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, com suas duas filhas, as princesas Elizabeth (atual rainha) e Margaret. Com efeito, a superstição do número 13 como um signo de azar demonstrava tanto um receio por parte dos pais da criança, como também lança uma sombra de dúvida quanto ao futuro dela.

  4. 26 de abr. de 2022 · "Rose Leveson-Gower, Countess Granville, GCVO (née Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon, 6 May 1890 – 17 November 1967) was the third daughter of 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne by his wife, Nina Cecilia, and an elder sister of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother."

    • Early Life
    • Duchess of York
    • Queen Consort
    • Queen Mother
    • Death
    • Legacy
    • Titles, Honours and Arms
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    Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was the youngest daughter and the ninth of ten children of Claude Bowes-Lyon, Lord Glamis (later the 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne in the Peerage of Scotland), and his wife, Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck. Her mother was descended from British prime minister William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland...

    After a successful royal visit to Northern Ireland in July 1924, the Labour government agreed that Albert and Elizabeth could tour East Africa from December 1924 to April 1925. The Labour government was defeated by the Conservatives in a general election in November (which Elizabeth described as "marvellous" to her mother) and the Governor-General ...

    On 20 January 1936, George V died and his eldest son, Edward, Prince of Wales, became King Edward VIII. Just months into Edward's reign, his decision to marry the American divorcée Wallis Simpson caused a constitutional crisis that resulted in his abdication. Elizabeth's husband, Albert, reluctantly became king in his brother's place on 11 December...


    Shortly after George VI's death, Elizabeth began to be styled as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother because the normal style for the widow of a king, "Queen Elizabeth", would have been too similar to the style of her elder daughter, Queen Elizabeth II. Popularly, she became the "Queen Mother" or the "Queen Mum". She was devastated by her husband's death and retired to Scotland. However, after a meeting with Prime Minister Winston Churchill, she broke her retirement and resumed her p...


    In her later years, Elizabeth became known for her longevity. Her 90th birthday—4 August 1990—was celebrated by a parade on 27 June that involved many of the 300 organisations of which she was a patron. In 1995, she attended events commemorating the end of the war fifty years before, and had two operations: one to remove a cataract in her left eye, and one to replace her right hip. In 1998, her left hip was replaced after it was broken when she slipped and fell during a visit to Sandringhamst...

    On 30 March 2002, at 15:15 GMT, Elizabeth died at the Royal Lodge, Windsor, at the age of 101. Her surviving daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, was by her side. The Queen Mother had been suffering from a chest cold since Christmas 2001. At 101 years and 238 days old she was the first member of the British royal family to live past the age of 100. She wa...

    Known for her personal and public charm, Elizabeth was one of the most popular members of the royal family, and helped to stabilise the popularity of the monarchyas a whole. Elizabeth's critics included Kitty Kelley, who falsely alleged that she did not abide by the rationing regulations during the Second World War. This, however, was contradicted ...

    Elizabeth's coat of arms was the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom (in either the English or the Scottish version) impaled with the canting arms of her father, the Earl of Strathmore; the latter being: 1st and 4th quarters, Argent, a lion rampant Azure, armed and langued Gules, within a double tressure flory-counter-flory of the second (Lyon...

    Forbes, Grania (1999), My Darling Buffy: The Early Life of The Queen Mother, Headline Book Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7472-7387-5
    Hogg, James; Mortimer, Michael, eds. (2002), The Queen Mother Remembered, BBC Books, ISBN 978-0-563-36214-2
    Howarth, Patrick (1987), George VI, Century Hutchinson, ISBN 978-0-09-171000-2
    Queen Elizabeth at the official website of the Royal Collection Trust
    Newspaper clippings about Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother in the 20th Century Press Archives of the ZBW
    Portraits of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother at the National Portrait Gallery, London
  5. Discover life events, stories and photos about Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon Countess Granville GCVO CSTJ (1890–1967) of St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

  6. A rose garden with a difference. This innovative project, started in late 2007, replaces the old rose borders and catenary at the southern side of Weather Hill. It aims to inspire visitors with its plant combinations, demonstrate best environmental practice, and encourage biodiversity.