A miniature portrait of the young Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She became Queen Elizabeth I, perhaps the greatest monarch England has ever know. Portrait by William Essex.
"The Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth in the elder daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon). At the time it was not expected that her father would become King, or that she would become Queen.
HRH The Princess Elizabeth playing tag with midshipmen on board HMS Vanguard during the Royal Tour of South Africa. This has nothing to do with Diana, but I love seeing the funny side of the Queen, never imagined her like this!