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George V the second son of Edward VII. His mother was Alexandra of Denmark, sister of Empress Marie of Russia. He joined the Royal Navy aged 12 and served until 1892 when he became heir to the throne on the death of his brother Albert. In 1893, he married Princess Victoria Mary of Teck who had previously been engaged to his brother.  The marriage was a success and George unlike his father never took a mistress. They had 6 children Edward, Albert, Mary, Henry, George and John.

George V the second son of Edward VII. His mother was Alexandra of Denmark, sister of Empress Marie of Russia. He joined the Royal Navy aged 12 and served until 1892 when he became heir to the throne on the death of his brother Albert. In 1893, he married Princess Victoria Mary of Teck who had previously been engaged to his brother. The marriage was a success and George unlike his father never took a mistress. They had 6 children Edward, Albert, Mary, Henry, George and John.

Royal Party at Balmoral by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-(From left to right) Prince George (later The Duke of Kent), Prince Albert (later King George VI), Princess Mary (later The Princess Royal), Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) and Prince Henry (later The Duke of Gloucester) in Highland dress in the grounds of Balmoral Castle, 1910. © Press Association

Royal Party at Balmoral by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-(From left to right) Prince George (later The Duke of Kent), Prince Albert (later King George VI), Princess Mary (later The Princess Royal), Prince Edward (later King Edward VIII) and Prince Henry (later The Duke of Gloucester) in Highland dress in the grounds of Balmoral Castle, 1910. © Press Association

Photograph of Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George (1895-1952), Lady Elizabeth (1900-2002), Princess Elizabeth (1926-), Princess Margaret (1930-2002) and Queen Mary of Teck (1867-1953). Dated 20th Century - Stock Image

Photograph of Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George (1895-1952), Lady Elizabeth (1900-2002), Princess Elizabeth (1926-), Princess Margaret (1930-2002) and Queen Mary of Teck (1867-1953). Dated 20th Century - Stock Image

ueen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, toPrince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. During her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public.

ueen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, toPrince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. During her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public.

The Princess Royal and Princess Alice by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-The Princess Royal and Princess Alice, Osborne, 1855, by Roger Fenton

The Princess Royal and Princess Alice by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-The Princess Royal and Princess Alice, Osborne, 1855, by Roger Fenton

King George V, (1865 - 1936), as Prince of Wales with his children at Sandringham in Norfolk. From left, Prince Albert (1895 -1952), the Countess of Lascelles, Princess Mary (1897 - 1965), Prince Edward (1894 - 1972) and Prince Henry (1900 - 1974).

King George V, (1865 - 1936), as Prince of Wales with his children at Sandringham in Norfolk. From left, Prince Albert (1895 -1952), the Countess of Lascelles, Princess Mary (1897 - 1965), Prince Edward (1894 - 1972) and Prince Henry (1900 - 1974).

Princess Elizabeth by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-Princess Elizabeth (now The Queen) looking at pictures of her parents, 20 January 1927 by Marcus Adams  This photograph was taken during Princess Elizabeth's first sitting at the Children's Studio, following the departure of The Duke and Duchess of York on a six-month tour. She was given photographs of her parents to look at to keep their faces familiar whilst they were away.

Princess Elizabeth by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-Princess Elizabeth (now The Queen) looking at pictures of her parents, 20 January 1927 by Marcus Adams This photograph was taken during Princess Elizabeth's first sitting at the Children's Studio, following the departure of The Duke and Duchess of York on a six-month tour. She was given photographs of her parents to look at to keep their faces familiar whilst they were away.

Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. During her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public.

Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. During her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public.

The Queen greets Agatha Christie by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-The Queen greeting Agatha Christie (1890-1976) at the premiere of Murder on the Orient Express at the ABC Theatre in 1974. Also in the photograph is the chairman of EMI Films, Nat Cohen. The film was based on Agatha Christie’s book, published in 1934. It was produced by John Brabourne and starred Sean Connery, with Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot. © Royal Collection Trust © 2013, HM Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen greets Agatha Christie by The British Monarchy, via Flickr-The Queen greeting Agatha Christie (1890-1976) at the premiere of Murder on the Orient Express at the ABC Theatre in 1974. Also in the photograph is the chairman of EMI Films, Nat Cohen. The film was based on Agatha Christie’s book, published in 1934. It was produced by John Brabourne and starred Sean Connery, with Albert Finney as Hercule Poirot. © Royal Collection Trust © 2013, HM Queen Elizabeth II