Queen Mother. by Helen Cathcart

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Published by W.H. Allen in London .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain


  • Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain, 1900-,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [253]-255.

Book details

LC ClassificationsDA585.A2 C3 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination255 p.
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5977816M
LC Control Number66004916

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Inshe married the future King George VI, and had issue, including Queen Elizabeth II. She became queen consort inand in later life, after the death of her husband, she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

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