Friday, May 12, 2017

This Day In History


12 May, 1937 - England King George VI
12th May, 1937 : King George VI was crowned at Westminster Abbey. King George was second in line to the throne but following his younger brother Edward who abdicated so he could marry American socialite Wallis Simpson he became King. King George's wife was the much loved Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon much better known as "Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother", who died at the grand old age of 102 on March 30th 2002. Their oldest daughter Queen Elizabeth is current Queen of England. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/may12th.html


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