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Queen is in mourning after her best friend and beloved cousin dies

Mrs Rhodes, pictured in 2014, was the youngest daughter of the 16th Lord Elphinstone and h...

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Claud Bowes-Lyon, 13th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne by Unknown . He was the paternal grandfather of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the future Queen Consort of George VI and mother of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Nine year old future Queen Mum, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, posing with fan during a dancing lesson at the ancestral Glamis Castle. Forfarshire, Scotland.

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Prince Albert Duke of York (later George VI) and Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon in 1905. Lady Elizabeth would later become Princess of York, Queen Elizabeth and The Queen Mother.

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Queen is in mourning after her best friend and beloved cousin dies

She shared stories from behind the palace doors in an appearance on This Morning in 2011 ...

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

Queen Mother & her brother. After her wedding, she left her bouquet in Westminister Abbey at the grave of the Unknown Warrior to remember this brother who had lost his life in the Battle of Loos. All Royal brides still follow this tradition to honor the armed forces.

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Wartime spy, big game hunter and for 80 years the Queen's best friend

Lady Margaret with husband Denys Rhodes with daughter Victoria Ann Rhodes in their Devon h...

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Queen is in mourning after her best friend and beloved cousin dies

The Queen is in mourning after her best friend and cousin Margaret Rhodes (pictured together) died aged 91 after battling a short illness. Buckingham Palace said last night that it is a 'private matter'.

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Wartime spy, big game hunter and for 80 years the Queen's best friend

Her seat as she watched the history of the 20th century unfolding was extraordinary. She was at Balmoral when news of a very personal tragedy reached the Royal Family ¿ the death in a flying accident of the King¿s younger brother, George, Duke of Kent