There are different stories of love and what people have done for love. No doubt, love is one of the brightest and sweetest things in life and that is why people often go extra miles to prove their love for the one they love. Who could ever imagine that a king could relinquish his throne as the king of England just because some people did not permit him to marry the woman he loved?
The lineage of the British royal family is an interesting one, unlike how it goes with normal families, things do not always go the same with the royal family.The family lineage isn't exactly linear, considering that family has ruled for centuries and have ruled several nations and colonies.
In 1931, King Edward met with American Socialite, Wallis Simpson.At that time, he was not yet a King but the Prince of Wales and the American woman was still in a marriage.
Lagos is usually considered the heart of Nigeria because of the huge commercial activities and the availability of amazing and beautiful buildings. The pictures of a 74-year-old church surfaced on twitter and Nigerians are praising the architecture works on the building because of the age. This church is identified as Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos (Anglican Communion) foundation was layed by King Edward VIII in 1925 and it was eventually designed by architect B. Benjamin, the Church was complete
Check out the throwback photos of Queen Elizabeth II and former Nigerian head of state Ibrahim Babangida. See what both looks like now after about some years since they took this picture together. The picture below shows the former Nigerian head of state in a royal Cart with Queen elizabeth, followed by some royal guards. Ibrahim Babangida is reported to be in a wheelchair while queen elizabeth even at age 90 she’s still bouncing well. General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida popularly known as IBB, is a Nigerian
Born in Mayfair in 1926 and then she was Princess Elizabeth, the Queen nor any member of the Royal family could not have imagined that she would one day become a Monarch. She was as a matter of routine, expected to live a relatively normal, if privileged, life with her other members of the extended family. But the fairy tale began in December of 1936 when her uncle; King Edward VIII abdicated the throne, leaving Elizabeth’s father as King, and automatically pushing her into pole position as next in line
The Queen of United Kingdom, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born April 21, 1926. She was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child and First daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, her mother. She was baptised by Cosmo Gordon Lang, in the private chapel of Buckingham Palace on 29 May. She was named "Alexandra" after George V's mother, who had died six months earlier and "Mary" after her paternal grandmother. Her father ascended the throne in 1963 on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII. This
King Edward VIII was the king of the United Kingdom, the dominions and emperor of the British Empire. He was forom the house of Windsor. He reigned from the 20th of January 1936 to the 11th of December 1936. Born on the 23rd of June 1894 he was the son of King George V brother to King George VI (Queen Elizabeth's Father). He is Uncle to Queen Elizabeth II. He abdicated his throne and renounced his title as King and Emperor of the British Empire because his family and the government of Britain was against
Very Few People Could Call Queen Elizabeth ll By Her First Name, One Of Them Is From Africa, See Who
Queen Elizabeth ll is the current Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth nations, which includes: Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and many more. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. In 1937, her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the presumptive heir. When you're with the queen there are certain rules
The Cathedral Church of Christ, 29 Marina, CMS, Lagos is one of the oldest church cathedrals in Nigeria. This Anglican Cathedral was conceived on 29 March 1867 and the cathedral was established in 1869. The foundation of this current building was commissioned by the King Edward VIII in 1925 when he was still the Prince of Wales. It was completed in 1946. Ever since, this cathedral has remained a very essential landmark in Lagos, Nigeria. The relics of Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowtherlays at a cenotaph in
Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. Her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. This woman, Queen Elizabeth the second… Is 91 years old. Trump. Obama. Bush Clinton Bush senior. Reagan Jimmy Carter Gerald Ford Nixon JFK Hoover Eisenhower Why does the Queen have two birthdays? ...
If things go according to how it was supposed to be, then the current ruler of the United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth would not be on the throne, in fact she would only smell the position from afar, but what fate has chosen for her was that she would become the ruler of one of the most powerful dynasty in the world, below is the interesting story of what happened. When king George V, the paternal grandfather of Queen Elizabeth died after ruling from 1910-1936, Edward VIII ascended the throne by the virtue of him
Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister, Princes Margaret, was seen as a royal wild child and the black sheep of the royal family. Though Margaret loved her sister and respected the monarchy, her behavior, good and bad, often presented a contrast to the queen's. Margaret was indulged while Elizabeth was responsible, indifferent to duty instead of selflessly devoted to it, and willing to break boundaries, not committed to maintaining them. Princess Margaret grew up knowing her sister would become queen Princess
There are lots of secrets within powerful families, especially when their business is the people's business. One of such families is the royal family of England where it seems secrets are the order of each day. For instance, the Royal Family kept the fact that Prince William tested positive to coronavirus a secret. The information was kept private to avoid alarming the nation. This is just one of many secrets that palace has opted to keep within the royal family's hush box. Though their reasons seem to differ
We can't make mention of oldest churches in Nigeria without making mention of the Cathedral Church of Christ which is located in Marina, CMS, Lagos State. This Cathedral has been there even before the country got independence. In 1925 on April 21st the Prince Wales, who later became King Edward VIII layed the foundation of the church. We can't forget Began Benjamin who was the designer of this Elegant church building. The Cathedral houses one of the known cenotaphs which is that of the first African
The Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina Lagos, is regarded as the most photographed church in Nigeria. Image credit -Phemiefash The Cathedral Church of Christ was inaugurated in 1869 and is the oldest Anglican Cathedral in the Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion and also one of the finest of Cathedrals in Africa. The Cathedral was the seat of the Archbishop of the Province of West Africa at various times in history, the rear of the Archbishop and Primate of All Nigeria, and also the seat of the Archbishop
Queen Elizabeth II Of England And Aliko Dangote. Who Is More Affluent? Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born 21 April 1926, is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.Elizabeth was born in London , the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth , and she was educated privately at home. Her father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive . She began to und
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The Queen of the UK and 15 other Commonwealth areas is Elizabeth II. As the first child of Duke and Duchess of York, in Mayfair, London, Elizabeth was born. Her father took the throne in 1936, after which she was the hypocritical successor when his brother King Edward VIII was abdicated. She was private at home and began working as a public servant in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during World War II. She married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a priest with four children, former Greek or Denmark: Charles, Prince
As the second World War raged, then-Princess Elizabeth rallied to the cause and enlisted in the military, helping boost the morale of the British people. As Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II has devoted her life to the service of her country. But nearly a decade before she became Queen, she entered another kind of service when she became the first female member of the British Royal Family to become an active duty member of the British Armed Forces — making her the last surviving hea