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Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

  • The children could not leave without me, I could not leave without the King, and the King will never leave.

    • Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon,
    • "Elizabeth the Queen Mother," during WWII when she kept the family at Windsor, only 20 miles from London, in People ()

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, English queen consort and later queen mother

(1900 - 2002)

More familiarly known as Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, she was born Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon.