Elizabeth II. oft he United Kingdom

Born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of York.

Named for her paternal grandmother Queen Mary and great-grandmother Queen Alexandra of the United Kingdom, called Lilibet by her family. Succeded her father as Elizabeth II. Queen of the United Kingdom in 1952.

Daughter of Prince George, Duke of York, later George VI. King of the United Kingdom (1895-1952) and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1900-2002)

Born: 17 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London 21. Apr 1926

Christened: Private Chapel, Buckingham Palace 29. May 1926


Married: Westminster Abbey, London 20. Nov 1947 Philippos (Philip), Prince of Greece and Denmark, cr. Duke of Edinburgh (1921), her second cousin once removed, son of Adreas, Prince of Greece and Denmark (1882-1944) and Alice, Princess of Battenberg (1885-1962)


 Marlene A. Eilers ”Queen Victoria’s Descendants”, Rosvall Royal Books 1997; Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; GHdA, Fürsten II, Vol XVII 2004; Marita A. Panzer “Englands Königinnen“ Verlag Friedrich Pustet, Regensburg 2001; for godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page http://users.uniserve.com/~canyon/index.htm