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"George the VI (of The King's Speech fame) with Queen Elizabeth." Of the King's Speech fame?! Also Titanic was real.

The King and I: Charming pictures emerge of three-year-old Elizabeth cuddling up to her stuttering father George VI

"George the VI (of The King's Speech fame) with Queen Elizabeth." Of the King's Speech fame?! Also Titanic was real.

Queen Elizabeth II with Eleven Presidents of the United States of America. The last is Barack Obama.

Queen Elizabeth II with Eleven Presidents of the United States of America. The last is Barack Obama.

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, circa 1575: gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds, and mother-of-pearl.

Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, circa 1575: gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds, and mother-of-pearl.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.

Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

Tudor monarchs' treasured possessions to go on display at Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth I's locket ring ~ 1575 ~ secret locket ring. It wasn’t discovered until her death that the ring opened up to reveal two portraits of her and her mother Queen Anne Boleyn ~ 1575

12 Things You Might Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

12 Things You Might Not Know About Queen Elizabeth II

After her father died in Queen Elizabeth's mother, known as the Queen Mother, lived a lively life as a widow for 50 years. Until her death at age the charming Queen Mother shared her daughter's love of horse racing and offered her someone to confide in.

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-Present) - Accession to the throne on 2/6/1952 following the death of her father King George VI. Reign 2/6/1952-Present Day

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-Present) - Accession to the throne on 2/6/1952 following the death of her father King George VI. Reign 2/6/1952-Present Day

The veiled Queen Elizabeth is driven in a closed car behind the coffin of her late father in the procession from Sandringham Church to Wolferton Station, Norfolk, this morning, 11th February 1952.  In the same car were the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.

The veiled Queen Elizabeth is driven in a closed car behind the coffin of her late father in the procession from Sandringham Church to Wolferton Station, Norfolk, this morning, 11th February 1952. In the same car were the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.

King George VI walks with the Queen Mother and Princess Elizabeth shortly after his cornation in 1937  Picture: Lebrecht 3/Lebrecht Music & Arts/Corbis

The Queen Mother in pictures

King George VI walks with the Queen Mother and Princess Elizabeth shortly after his cornation in 1937 Picture: Lebrecht 3/Lebrecht Music & Arts/Corbis

Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty

Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty

The late Queen Mother of Great Britain  http://www.legacy.com/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory=275516

Fury over book's claim that Queen Mother and her brother were born to family's French cook

The late Queen Mother of Great Britain http://www.legacy.com/Obituaries.asp?Page=LifeStory=275516