Queen Elizabeth II met Prince Philip when she was 12 years old. She immediately falls in love with him and they get married eight years later, when she is 21 and he is 26. Before the wedding the prince was very nervous, because he would become the husband of a future queen.
MEETING WITH PRINCE PHILIP
Ann was born on 15 August 1950
Charles was born on 14 November 1948
CHARLES AND ANN
In February 1952, 25-year-old Princess Elizabeth and her husband Philip left for the Commonwealth. On February 6, Elizabeth's father, King George VI, dies. Philip was very saddened by the death of his father-in-law, while Elizabeth tended to hide her feelings.
THE DEATH OF KING GEORGE VI
Edward was born on 10 March 1964
Andrew was born on 19 February 1960
ANDREW AND EDWARD
Elizabeth has a sense of duty, Margaret is the rebel of the family. Margaret wanted to marry a divorced man she was very much in love with, Peter Townsend, but her sister wouldn't let her. From this event onwards the relationship between the two sisters is one of great love and mutual support, but also very critical. On 6 may 1960 Margaret married Antony Armstrong-Jones and divorced him on 11 July 1978. Tormented by problems with alcohol, she died on 9 February 2002.
TWO DIFFERENT SISTERS
Lady Diana marries Prince Charles on 29 July 1981 but their marriage immediately entered into crisis. Charles betrayed her and she, very rebellious and much loved by the English people, was not accepted by the royal family. Two children William and Henry are born.Queen Elizabeth strongly opposed their divorce, which however took place on 15 July 1996, shortly before Diana's death on 31 August 1997, in a car accident in Paris.