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British Royalty, pic: 1926, HRH,The Duchess of York, portrait, The Duchess of York, (1900-2002) born Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, was Queen Consort to King George VI, and on his death became the Queen Mother, ever popular with the people (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

British Royalty, pic: 1926, HRH,The Duchess of York, portrait, The Duchess of York, (1900-2002) born Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, was Queen Consort to King George VI, and on his death became the Queen Mother, ever popular with the people  (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)