12 févr. 2019

A New Queen

A New Queen   On February 6th 1952, King George VI died in his sleep at the royal estate. Princess Elizabeth was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953, at age 27. Queen Elizabeth, born on April 21st, 1926, and known to her family as Lilibet, was prepared to succeed the throne. She married a distant cousin, Philip Mountbatten, on November 20th, 1947, at London’s Westminster Abbey. The first of Elizabeth’s four children, Prince Charles, was born in 1948. From the start of her reign, Elizabeth understood the value of public... [Lire la suite]
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