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    the queen mother

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    England’s history. Elizabeth bowes-lyon was born in London on august 4, 1900. (pgs. 8 and 9 the queen mother) Elizabeth was the ninth child of her mother, lady Strathmore. Her family has lived in the glamis castle for six centuries. Most of her brothers and sisters were older. Her and younger brother David were very close. When he left for boarding school it broke is heart. She soon went to school in London for two terms. Elizabeth loved to learn. On august 4, 1914 Elizabeth turned 14. That day

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    Long Live the Great Queen Elizabeth II

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    impacted the world. Her majesty is Queen Elizabeth II, one of the United Kingdom’s most dutiful monarch in a thousand years and is still continuing. The Queen was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London, to Prince Albert (now King George VI) and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. At age 13, Elizabeth met Prince Philip Mountbatten and was smitten with him from the first time she laid eyes on him. As distant cousin, the pair kept in touch. In 1947, Elizabeth married Philip and bore her first son

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    There are six-teen Sovereign State; Queen Elizabeth II is the queen of these states. These states are known as the Commonwealth Realms. During the toughest times Queen Elizabeth II helped and lead people through war and depression. She has made a positive impact on the UK and people world-wide. Queen Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926 at 2:20 am in London. She grew up in London. Her parents took over royal lodge as their country home, when she was 6. There she had her own little small house. After

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    was forced to come back to fulfil his duties as the Duke of York in 1920. His duties included getting married which he was to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Of course this was after he got turned down twice from her, but the third time she accepted his proposal and they got married in the April of 1923. They had two children both of which were girls, the eldest was Elizabeth and the other was Margaret. Throughout their marriage they sought help for Albert’s stutters, and they eventually found their way

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    The Incredible King George VI

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    England has seen observed monarchs and royalties throughout its history. Kings and Queens have rendered everything in their power to uplift the spirits of the English people through times of war and depression. King George VI is not necessarily the most illustrious of these kings, yet his story and background is certainly a compelling one. His family, military background, unexpected coronation, and his WWII involvement has influenced England far more than most will ever know. For years, monarchs

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    Woman of the Year: 1953-Queen Elizabeth II From the day she was born, the life of Queen Elizabeth II shows that she deserved to receive the title “Woman of the Year.” She had practical intelligence since she was a kid and she respected peoples opinions. Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 at the London home of her mother's parents, Lord and Lady Strathmore. She was baptized at Buckingham Palace and named Elizabeth Alexandra Mary five weeks later. Elizabeth's father was Albert, the Duke

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    Mother-Daughter Relationships in The Joy Luck Club In The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan explores mother-daughter relationships, and at a lower level, relationships between friends, lovers, and even enemies. The mother-daughter relationships are most likely different aspects of Tan's relationship with her mother, and perhaps some parts are entirely figments of her imagination. In this book, she presents the conflicting views and the stories of both sides, providing the reader--and ultimately, the characters--with

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    During the Seventeenth Century, individuals strive to acquire a place in the royal court. This is especially true in countries such as England and France. However, the court was not a place to make foolish mistakes. The center of the court consisted of the most important people in the country, King and his household. The household included the King’s immediate family such as his children, the Queen, as well as the Queen Mother. In addition, many of the King’s mistresses would also hold a position

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    Thesis Statement: Elizabeth used her gender and expectations of what it meant to be a woman in the early modern period. She became Queen and successfully reigned through her years of being Queen. She justified her style but believing in what she beloved in and proved she did not have to change her ways. In the 16th century a king was required to preserve order within his kingdom by giving justice to his people and to ride into battle to defend its borders against external threat. This job was roughly

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    Biography & Analysis of Queen Elizabeth II Personality refers to our personal set of relatively permanent characteristics that allows us to express our individuality. Our personality is subjectable to change and development throughout one’s life due to nature and nurture. While we are born with certain genes that influence our personality there are also cultural, experiential, and social influence throughout our life. Childhood is also an extremely important part in the shaping of our personality

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