Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married Prince Albert, Duke of York, on April 26, 1923. She became Queen consort when Albert, who took the name George VI, became king after his brother Edward's abdication.
Queen Elizabeth became known as the Queen Mother when her daughter, Princess Elizabeth, became queen.
Photo: Queen Elizabeth, the former Duchess of York, smiles as she poses in 1937 for this official picture in London after the May 12, 1937 coronation the Duke of York.
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