queen mother

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a queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign

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The Queen Mother, wife of King George VI, and mother of current Queen Elizabeth II, died in 2002 at the age of 101.
Later, accompanied by grandson Prince Charles, the Queen Mother made her way to Buckingham Palace in a horse-drawn carriage adorned in blue and gold flowers.
Mr Shawcross's book, which has been six years in the making, is believed to be largely based on a series of secret discussions the Queen Mother had with her friend and confidant Sir Eric Anderson, who taught Prince Charles at Gordonstoun.
The homosexual and lesbian rights group Outrage claimed the Queen Mother would be "spinning in her grave".
Senior members of the Royal Family including Prince William, Prince Harry, the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duchess of Cornwall, the Duke of York, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, the Princess Royal and the Earl and Countess of Wessex gathered to watch the unveiling, as did members of the Bowes-Lyon family - relatives of the Queen Mother.
The Chancellor told the Commons: 'Mr Deputy Speaker, it is right to honour the life and service of the Queen Mother with a permanent memorial to her.
Guests at the castle, bought by the Queen Mother in 1952, always feared having their ankles bitten by the Queen Mother's corgis, which used to spend much of the night on the steps outside her bedroom door.
The former bedrooms of the Queen Mother and also the late Princess Margaret are included in a new floor being opened to the public.
The Prince of Wales will officially open the Queen Mother Memorial Gates at The Black Watch HQ at Balhousie Castle, Perth.
Penguin had won a fierce bidding war for the official biography of the Queen Mother, and paid an estimated GBP1m for the rights, yet Shawcross, who was appointed by the Queen to write the biography, cancelled the deal after Penguin published Burrell's expose.
He added: ``Scots at home and abroad retain a special place in their hearts for the Queen Mother.
THE Queen Mother has left her entire estate - mainly works of art and other contents of her houses - to the Queen, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday.
THE Queen Mother has left her entire estate, mainly works of art and other contents of her houses, to the Queen.
Queen Mother Elizabeth, England's beloved "Queen Mum," died March 30 at age 101.
The Duke of York is frontrunner to move in to the Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park where the Queen Mother died, a palace spokeswoman said.