Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on the 21st April 1926, Mayfair, London. Her father was is King George VI (1895-1952) and her mother isElizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, otherwise known as The Queen Mother (1900-2002). She only had one sibling, Princess Margaret, Rose Countess of Snowdon. She is part of the Royal Family, which is important to the people in Britain. Her husband is Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Early Life\Teenage Life.
Elizabeth didn’t go to school. Instead, she was taught by a governess. In 1936, she went on public duties in the Auxiliary Territorial Service (a women’s type of British Army in World War 2. In 1947, Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
In February 1952, Queen Elizabeth II father passed away, and she became head of the Commonwealth and queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries. These included: UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand; South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon. Elizabeth had a coronation in 1953. This took place in Westminster Abbey, London, on the 2nd June.
Queen Elizabeth had 4 children. Her eldest child is Charles, Prince of Wales, he was born on the 14th November 1948, Buckingham Palace. Next, it was Anne, Princess Royal, she was born on the 15th August 1950, Clarence House, London. Third child was Prince Andrew, Duke of York, he was born on the 19th February 1960, Buckingham Palace and her youngest child is Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, he was born on the 10th March 1964.
My Great Nana (Elizabeth Wright) worked as a maid at Holyrood Palace and witnessed the wedding of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II.
She is been on the throne for 67 years and is the longest reigning monarch after Queen Victoria, who reigned for 63 years and is the 2nd longest reigning monarch.
Queen Elizabeth II young
Queen Elizabeth II older