Item ITN/5/15/42 - Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaving her home for her wedding

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Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon leaving her home for her wedding


  • 26 April 1923 (Creation)

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The Queen Mother celebrates her 80th birthday on 4 August 1980. In this library picture of 26 April 1923, and as Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, daughter of the 14th Earl of Strathmore, she leaves her home in Bruton Street, London for her wedding in Westminster Abbey, to the Duke of York. Following the abdication of Edward VIII, the Duke and Duchess became King and Queen

Broadcast Date: 4 August 1980

Agency: Press Association

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