Important Characters

Elizabeth II. By Sara García

Queen Elizabeth II

NAME:Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Widson


MOTHER:Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

DATE OF BIRTH: April 29,1926

PLACE OF BRITH:Mayfair, London

MARRIAGE:Price Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

CHILDREN:Charles,Anna,Andrew and Edward

EDUCATION:Education at home

CORONATION:2 June 1953

Her life

At the time of birth Elizabeth would someday would become queen of Great Britain. Her father and mother, also known as the Duke and Duchess of York,there family´s home on the grounds of Windsor Great Park. Elizabeth an her younger sister Margaret were educated at home by tutors. Their studies included french,mathematics,history and geography. They also took dancing,singing and art lesson. In 1936, the course of Elizabeth´s life changed with the death of her grandfather,King George V. Her uncle became King Edward VIII,but he only ruled for six month.

At the beginning of the World War II, Elizabeth an her sister stayed out of London spending much of their time at Winsor Castle. From there, she made one of her most famous broadcasts. Over the radio,Elizabeth tried to reassure children who had been evacuated from their homes and families.In 1945,Elizabeth joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service to help in the war effort.

Their wedding

Princess Elizabeth and Philip were married at 11:30 on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey