QUEEN EL­IZ­A­BETH, 1926

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When the Duke and Duchess of York chris­tened six-week-old Lil­li­bet in May 1926 at Buck­ing­ham Palace’s pri­vate chapel, they prob­a­bly had no idea she would one day be queen. But 10 years later her fa­ther, King Ge­orge VI, as­cended the throne af­ter his broth­erEd­ward’s ab­di­ca­tion. El­iz­a­beth be­came Princess El­iz­a­beth, heir pre­sump­tive.

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