Queen Elizabeth was the first child to be born to the Duke and Duchess of York on April 21, 1926, in Mayfair, London (King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).
Queen Elizabeth was the presumed heir when her father assumed the throne in 1936 following the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII. The Queen received a private home education before starting to serve in the Auxiliary Territorial during the Second World War.
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-reigning queen, passed away at Balmoral on September 8 2022 at the age of 96. On the day of her Queen Elizabeth’s family gathered at her Scottish estate as her health started to become a concern.
When is Queen II funeral?
On September 19 at 11:00 BST, Westminster Abbey will host the state burial for the Queen. In the UK, the day has been designated a bank holiday.
The Queen was crowned as monarch of Britain in 1953, and she wed Prince Philip there in 1947. The Abbey is a revered historical church.