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the-british-royal-family: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, January 1937.

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the-british-royal-family: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, January 1937.

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Winston Churchill

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Winston Churchill

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister Winston Churchill

Princess Elizabeth with her father George VI

Princess Elizabeth with her father George VI

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother), Ottawa, 1939

The Imperial Court

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother), Ottawa, 1939

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

British Royalty

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

On 31 January 1952, despite advice from those close to him, the King went to London Airport to see off Princess Elizabeth, who was going on her tour of Australia via Kenya. On the morning of 6 February, George VI was discovered dead in bed at Sandringham House in Norfolk. He had died from a coronary thrombosis in his sleep at the age of 56.

On 31 January 1952, despite advice from those close to him, the King went to London Airport to see off Princess Elizabeth, who was going on her tour of Australia via Kenya. On the morning of 6 February, George VI was discovered dead in bed at Sandringham House in Norfolk. He had died from a coronary thrombosis in his sleep at the age of 56.

Queen Marie of Romania holding her grandson, the future King Peter II of Yugoslavia, her husband Ferdinand of Romania, with the then Duke and Duchess of York

Queen Marie of Romania holding her grandson, the future King Peter II of Yugoslavia, her husband Ferdinand of Romania, with the then Duke and Duchess of York

The Queen's father King George VI (1895 - 1952) was laid to rest in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, on this day 15th February, 1952

Photos of George VI - Find A Grave Memorial

British Monarch. He ascended the throne on December 11, 1936, after the abdication of his brother Edward VIII. Generally considered a man of weak character, he showed, during the World War II, to have energy and great charisma. He had a valid help from his wife Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon and Sir Winston Churchill, ...

British statesman and prime minister Sir Winston Churchill (left) and King George VI on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, on VE Day.

Three of the children of King George V, 1901. From left to right, the...

Three of the children of King George V, 1901. From left to right, the future King George VI , Mary, Princess Royal and the future King Edward VIII .

George VI My 17th cousin thrice removed

George VI My 17th cousin thrice removed

Denis Quentin Fildes, R.N. (1889-1975) — His Majesty King George VI, 1950 (800×1088)

Denis Quentin Fildes, R.N. (1889-1975) — His Majesty King George VI, 1950 (800×1088)

King George VI Family Order.It is the tradition for most royal families. Family orders are a personal gift of a Sovereign and are given to female members of the immediate family. In Great Britain, this custom was introduced by King George I, the first of the Hanoverian monarchs. Until the end of Queen Victoria’s reign the Order consisted of a cameo miniature set in diamonds. Edward VII introduced its present form of a portrait which was painted on ovory.

George VI Order

King George VI Family Order A little bit of history It is the tradition for most royal families. Family orders are a personal gift of a Sovereign and are given to female members of the immediate fa…

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lucyinuk: misshonoriaglossop: King George VI. and Queen Elizabeth Taking it easy

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lucyinuk: “ misshonoriaglossop: “ King George VI. and Queen Elizabeth ” Taking it easy ”