When the future Queen Elizabeth II (pictured) walked down the aisle in London's Westminster Abbey in 1947, her wedding dress was more than a fashion statement: It represented the hopes of a nation, according to royal wedding gown curator Joanna Marschner.

Queen Elizabeth II wearing The Hanover Russian Fringe tiara on her wedding day, November 1947 (photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images via National Geographic)

hmm, Queen of England would certainly be an interesting job.  And, it has tenure.

Queen and Prince Philip recreate honeymoon photo to mark 60 years of wedded bliss

hmm, Queen of England would certainly be an interesting job. And, it has tenure. Love the style of Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (1926-living2013) UK & husband  Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten, born Prince Philip (1921-living2013) Greece by unknown artist.

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) living UK & husband Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten, born Prince Philip present Greece by unknown artist.

Simply a lovely girl who is a Queen with a charming and animated face looking to be enjoying herself. Great picture of her Royal Highness.

HM Queen Elizabeth II Canada tour She's wearing the Nizam of Hyderabad tiara (now dismantled), the Diplomatic Corps diamond floral earrings, and the Greville ruby bandeau necklace.ELIZABETH LOOKS SO NICE HERE.

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HRH Queen Elizabeth II (as Princess Elizabeth) writing at her desk in Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Lisa Sheridan/Studio Lisa/Getty Images). May 1944

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark - Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh Engagement Photo 1947

1954: Since coming to the throne, she has held regular audience with 12 prime ministers. In this photo, the queen and Winston Churchill wait at Waterloo Station in London for the Queen Mother to arrive back from a month in the US.

65 pictures of Queen Elizabeth II from every single year of her record reign

1954: Since coming to the throne, she has held regular audience with 12 prime ministers. In this photo, the queen and Winston Churchill wait at Waterloo Station in London for the Queen Mother to arrive back from a month in the US.

The Queen...Love her strength and resilience. She made it in a mans world and lives up to her namesake. Elizabeth 1....girl power!

Princess Elizabeth 1947 - how glam she looks late vintage fashion day dress bolero jacket hat gloves purse

Prince Philip in 1947 when he was Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten. How could she not fall for him....:)

'All hell broke loose': Duke of Edinburgh gives first account of his role in 1941 naval battle that sunk Italian cruisers

Prince Philip in 1947 (left), when he was Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten. Prince Philip was a fox!

Queen Elizabeth II (1926-Present) - Accession to the throne on 2/6/1952 following the death of her father King George VI. Reign 2/6/1952-Present Day

In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown

elizabethanhistory:    The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir

The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir.

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