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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 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.

Child Queen: Elizabeth with her father who went on to become King George VI in a photo taken in July 1929

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

Child Queen: Elizabeth with her father who went on to become King George VI in a photo taken in July 1929

Portrait of H. M. King George VI, seated full length, in Coronation Robes, 1937

Portrait of H. M. King George VI, seated full length, in Coronation Robes, 1937

King George VI-Queen Elizabeth's father. The new arrival, HRH Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, will eventually become King George VII.

British Royalty. King George Vi Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

King George VI-Queen Elizabeth's father. The new arrival, HRH Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, will eventually become King George VII.

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

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.

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.

The Royal Family, after King George VI 's Coronation. Shows King George VI with the Queen Mother, and Queen Elizabeth (then H. R. H. The Princess Elizabeth)

The Royal Family, after King George VI 's Coronation. Shows King George VI with the Queen Mother, and Queen Elizabeth (then H. R. H. The Princess Elizabeth)

King George VI with Princess Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth (crouching) and Princess Margaret, at the Royal Lodge at Windsor Castle in 1946.

George VI gilt writing set hated by Queen Mother because it was gift from Edward sells for just £5,000

King George VI with Princess Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth (crouching) and Princess Margaret, at the Royal Lodge at Windsor Castle in 1946.

Queen Victoria with grandchildren Prince George, Princess Mary, and Prince Edward of York. (Queen Elizabeth II is a great great granddaughter of Queen Victoria.)

Queen Victoria with grandchildren Prince George, Princess Mary, and Prince Edward of York. (Queen Elizabeth II is a great great granddaughter of Queen Victoria.)

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Elizabeth and King George VI

On Fridays Queen Elizabeth Wears Pink

The Duke and The Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).

The Duke and The Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).