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This biography provides a portrait of the Queen Mother from her earliest years until her marriage at the age of 22 to the Duke of York. It describes her as a strong-willed little girl, as a young woman in the 1920s, and how she fell in love with and married the future King George VI.
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Book Description Headline Pub., London, 1999. Soft Cover. Condition: New. Photos (illustrator). First. 1999 Paperback book 1st . BRAND NEW from 1999 publisher . Never opened , Never read , Never marked . 206 pages , illustrated with historical Photographs throughout . This book is an intimate portrait of the Queen Mother ; Elizabeth Bowes Lyon , later Queen Consort Elizabeth , later still to become affectionately known as " The Queen Mum " . from her earliest years , until her marriage at the age of 22 , to the Duke of York , who later became King of England after his brother abdicated the throne , and who served his country in that capacity during and after World War Two . This is a true story, authorized by the Royal Family . Biographer Grania Forbes has been granted unprecedented access to previously unpublished 'treasure trove' material hidden for decades in family archives at Glamis Castle and captures the essence of the young Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon and the long-forgotten world in which she lived . Through this affectionate and richly illustrated biography we see the strong-willed little girl, her pranks, pets and prowess in the schoolroom and learn how she acquired the nickname 'Buffy.' . During the First World War she used her natural warmth to good effect when the castle was turned into a hospital for injured servicemen and she learned, even as a teenager, to respond easily to people from all walks of life . in the glittering twenties she earned the title of 'the best dancer in London', and drew a string of admirers about her, among them the future King George VI . Their romance and courtship in London and Scotland led to a dazzling royal wedding, a happy and successful marriage and a relationship with the nation that endured for a century . " My Darling Buffy " . The Early Life of the Queen Mother . by Grania Forbes . published by Headline Publishing, London England 1999 . Paper back book *** Securely packing for Safe shipping since 1965 ***. Seller Inventory # 4766
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0747273871
Book Description Headline Book Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110747273871