26 April 1923: The Marriage of the Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

The future King George VI and his Queen consort, Elizabeth, were married at Westminster Abbey, London, on 26 April 1923. The second son of King George V and Queen Mary was born Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George, on 14 December 1895. He was created Duke of York in 1920. He proposed to Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, daughter of the 14th Earl of Strathmore, three times before she … Continue reading 26 April 1923: The Marriage of the Duke of York and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon