King George VI and Queen Elizabeth out riding with the Princesses’ 1943

King George VI, the Queen and Princess Elizabeth and Margaret take a ride in the countryside in wartime Britain - 1940

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arrive at the grandstand, Woodbine Race Course.

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arrive at the grandstand, Woodbine Race Course.

Return to the country as The Queen after king George VI's death.

Return to the country as The Queen after King George VI's death. So young to lose her Father and take on the Mantle of Monarch

Guardsmen bear the Royal coffin of King George VI into St George's Chapel, Windsor, followed by the Queen, the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and the Princess Royal in deep mourning. February 1952

Guardsmen bear the Royal coffin of King George VI into St George's Chapel, Windsor, followed by the Queen, the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and the Princess Royal in deep mourning. February 1952

the first waltz: a historical photoblog

Antiques And Teacups: Tuesday Cuppa Tea Queen Elizabeth II Ascension Anniversary Tea, Pear Ginger Drop Scones

Diana taling with the Queen Mother & Princess Margaret in 1981

Queen Mother and Princess Margaret with a contemplative look at Diana, and Diana smiling back - yes, they are really here to see me!

Elizabeth Bowes Lyon The future Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

I think princess Eugenie looks like her great grandmother, Queen Elizabeth the Queen mother. This is the Queen mother as a young girl.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother with one of her Favourite Corgis in the Gardens at Walmer Castle, July 2001 by jordipostales, via Flickr #corgi

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother with one of her Favourite Corgis in the Gardens at Walmer Castle, July 2001

The King and Queen stand amid the bomb damage at Buckingham Palace during WWII…

Blitz film: myths, realities and how London took it

10 September The King and Queen stand amid bomb damage at Buckingham Palace. "I'm glad we have been bombed," said The Queen. "Now I can look the East End in the face.

King George and Queen Elizabeth

As promised, here are some images of the real King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (yes, that is the Queen Mother who passed away in mother of our current Queen Elizabeth II).

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bows-Lyon.         4 August 1900~30 March 2002 ~             The Queen Mother

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bows-Lyon, also known as The Queen Mother.

Nina Cecilia Cavendish-Bentick, Countess of Strathmore : mother of the Queen Mother

Cecilia Cavendish-Bentinck, Countess of Strathmore and Kingshorne, mother of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, and grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II

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