The marriage of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyons (Later the Queen Mother) to the Duke of York (Later King George VI) at Westminster Abbey in London, on this day 26th April, 1923. It was the first royal wedding at the Abbey since 1383. The newly formed British Broadcasting Company wanted to record and broadcast the event on radio, but the Abbey Chapter vetoed the idea.
The King and I: Charming pictures emerge of three-year-old Elizabeth cuddling up to her stuttering father George VI
George V, King of Great Britain Born: 1865 Son of: King Edward VII (1841-1910) & Alexandra of Denmark (1844-1953) Married: May of Teck (1867-1953) Children: Edward, Mary, Albert, George, John Died: 1936 “[He] was one of the kindest and most generous men you can imagine. Under that rather gruff manner was the most considerate of hearts. He carried out in full the principle of not letting his right hand know what his left hand did. "Princess Marie Louise
British Royal Family - Group Photographs - Coronation of King George VI - London - 1937 King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with their daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose after the Coronation of The Duke of York as King George VI.