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 of England, died at age 56 of lung cancer and a heart attack

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King George VI of England, died at age 56 of lung cancer and a heart attack

The King is Dead: Death of King George VI, February 1952 (Yorkshire Evening Post)

The King is Dead: Death of King George VI, February 1952 (Yorkshire Evening Post)

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.

Prince Albert of York, later the Duke of York andKing George VI,father of the current Queen Elizabeth

Prince Albert of York, later the Duke of York andKing George VI,father of the current Queen Elizabeth

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

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)

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