The Royal Family


A thank-you letter by little Margaret to her nanny Marion Crawford, who wrote the book The Little Princesses: The Story of the Queen’s Childhood. The Royal Family was furious about it and Crawford became persona non grata. Queen Elizabeth said: “We can only think that our late and completely trusted governess has gone off her head, because she promised in writing that she would not publish”.

A thank-you letter by little Margaret to her nanny Marion Crawford, who wrote the book The Little Princesses: The Story of the Queen’s Childhood. The Royal Family was furious about it and Crawford became persona non grata. Queen Elizabeth said: “We can only think that our late and completely trusted governess has gone off her head, because she promised in writing that she would not publish”.

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Royalty-watching with an eye to the future, LIFE in 1937 spotted 11-year-old Princess Elizabeth’s “erect, direct manner” and the “mischievous grin” of Margaret, 7.
~LIFE: The First Fifty Years

all-about-history:

Royalty-watching with an eye to the future, LIFE in 1937 spotted 11-year-old Princess Elizabeth’s “erect, direct manner” and the “mischievous grin” of Margaret, 7.

~LIFE: The First Fifty Years

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