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Coronation Day 1937

Updated Feb 11, 2024
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Coronation Day 1937
RPPC With all the old-time historic pomp and pageantry and amid the plaudits of their loyal peoples, Their Gracious Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were crowned within the Abby of Westminster this 12th day of May 1937, whereof this is a memento." Printed on the bottom front is "Queen Mary's Procession with the Princesses. C.C.A."
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Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor
Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was the first child of the Duke of York (later King George VI) and the Duchess of York, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother). She served as Queen of England after her father, George VI, died in 1952, serving until she died on September 8th 2022. Her reign was 70 years and 7 months, the longest of any monarch of Great Britain. Elizabeth had one sister, Margaret (1930 - 2002), later the Countess of Snowdon. Queen Elizabeth II, as she was officially known, married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh (1921 - 2021) in 1947, before she became Queen. Prince Philip's father was Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and his mother was Princess Alice of Battenberg. They had 4 children: Charles, who is now the King Charles III of the United Kingdom, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

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