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Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II
Living Person
Nationality: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 1926
Religion: Church of England
Occupation: Monarch of the United Kingdom
Parents: King George VI (father),
Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (mother)
Spouse: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Children: Charles, Prince of Wales
Anne, Princess Royal
Prince Andrew, Duke of York
Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
Relatives: Edward VIII of Britain (uncle)
George, Duke of Kent (uncle)
George V of Britain (grandfather)
Diana, Princess of Wales (daughter-in-law)
House: Windsor
Turtledove Appearances:
"Hindsight"
POD: 1949
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Worldwar
POD: May 30, 1942
Appearance(s): Second Contact;
Down to Earth
Type of Appearance: Contemporary references
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, born 21 April 1926) is the Queen of the United Kingdom, as well as an additional fifteen independent states and their overseas territories and dependencies, since 6 February 1952. Though she holds each crown and title separately and equally, she is resident in and most directly involved with the United Kingdom. On 9 September 2015, her reign reached a milestone of 63 years, 7 months, and 4 days, the longest for any British Monarch in history.

Elizabeth II in "Hindsight"Edit

ElizabethCoronation

Elizabeth II's coronation in June 1953 was being discussed on the radio when Pete Lundquist discovered that Mark Gordian had somehow plagiarized an unpublished work.[1]

A few days later, after Jim McGregor had arrived in Los Angeles to confront Gordian, he had dinner with Pete. Among other things, the two discussed the coronation. Lundquist thought that it was remarkable that film of the event in the United Kingdom was shown the same day on television in the United States since the networks were able to receive it by jet. McGregor agreed but was still dissatisfied and said that he would have preferred one of Arthur Clarke's relay satellites showing it as it happened.[2]

Elizabeth II in WorldwarEdit

Elizabeth II was the monarch of Britain when the Race's Colonization Fleet arrived in 1962.[3] She exercised limited authority over Britain proper.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. Kaleidoscope, pg. 96, MPB.
  2. Ibid., pg. 102.
  3. See, e.g., Second Contact, pg. 68, PB.
  4. See, e.g., ibid, pg. 328.
Regnal titles
(OTL)
Preceded by
George VI
Monarch of the United Kingdom
1952-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Regnal titles
(Fictional Work)
Preceded by
George VI
Monarch of the United Kingdom
(Worldwar)

1952-????
Succeeded by
Unknown

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