Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.
1948 from Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Style Through the Years
Queen Mary of Teck, wife of King George V and the grandmother of Queen Elizabeth II. Her mother was a member of the British royal family, and her father was a German duke. Love this picture for Her Highness Queen Mary.
The Three Queens. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother at King George V’s funeral. Love this picture for Queen Elizabeth II with her mother Queen Elizabeth I and Queen Mary.
George VI father of Queen Elizabeth II. A heavy smoker, he had a lung removed when a malignant tumour was discovered. He died of coronary thrombosis at the age of His wife, the Queen Mother, outlived him by 50 years.
"The Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth in the elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon). At the time it was not expected that her father would become King, or that she would become Queen.