Queen Elizabeth II and her parents, by Marcus Adams, 1928.     "Whose a happy lil monarch? Whose a cuddly little anachronism?"

"The Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth in the elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon). At the time it was not expected that her father would become King, or that she would become Queen.

The best royal baby pictures:Prince Philip as a baby in 1922.

Prince Philip, 1922 Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born on June Queen Elizabeth II's husband was originally born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, but he abandoned his Greek and Danish royal titles before marrying into Britain's royal family.

Elizabeth and Margaret

Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Love this picture for Princess Elizabeth(Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret.

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with their daughters, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret.

Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria and Princess Sofia remember their royal weddings at new exhibit - HELLO! US

King George and Queen Elizabeth with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, c 1930

2004: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip laugh as President Alexandre Kwasniewski of Poland and his wife Jolanta Kwasniewska left Buckingham Palace in London

Happy anniversary! As the Queen and Prince Philip celebrate 65 years of marriage FEMAIL marks their happy union with 65 glorious photos

In 2003, Mario Testino had taken the iconic pictures that helped turn Diana into a truly global brand. Now he was capturing her sons and their father in another quirky shot. For the man who would be king (eventually), there was another milestone to be observed — the 50th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation.

Marriages, affairs, fatherhood: How Charles's life has been told through his Christmas cards

Prince Charles, William & Harry ~ 2003 Official Christmas Card Picture ~ by Mario Testino