Died on this day - KING GEORGE VI (1895-1952)
06/02/1952: Died on this day, King George VI KING GEORGE VI: A portrait of King George VI in RAF uniform. King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1936-1952) and the last Emperor of India (1936-1947), he succeeded to the throne after the abdication of his elder brother, King Edward VIII. He died from lung cancer. Picture shows George VI inspecting RAF personnel involved in the Berlin Airlift in the quadrangle of Buckingham Palace, London.
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Royalty - Christening of Princess Elizabeth - Buckingham Palace, London
The Christening group of Princess Elizabeth. (L-R, back row) The Duke of Connaught, King George V, The Duke of York and The Earl Strathmore. (L-R, front row) Lady Elphinstone, Queen Mary, The Duchess of York (later the Queen Mother) with Princess Elizabeth, the Countess of Strathmore and Princess Mary.
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KING EDWARD VII (1901-1910)
KING EDWARD VII: King Edward VII (centre), who initiated the Entente Cordiale between Great Britain and France in 1904, pictured here with his son, The Prince of Wales (later George V) and his grandson, Prince Edward who was to become Prince of Wales and Duke of Windsor.
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