At the time, Elizabeth II stood third-in-line to the throne, after Edward, Prince of Wales – who became King Edward VIII but abdicated in December 1936 – and her father. It was not expected that her father would become King, or that she would one day become Queen. British royal baby photo album: Queen Elizabeth to Princess Charlotte
Queen Mother & her brother in 1904. After her wedding, she left her bouquet in Westminister Abbey at the grave of the Unknown Warrior to remember this brother who had lost his life in the Battle of Loos. All Royal brides still follow this tradition to honor the armed forces.
Charles Goodnight, also known as Charlie Goodnight (March 5, 1836 – December 12, 1929), was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the Texas Panhandle." Essayist and historian J. Frank Dobie said that Goodnight "approached greatness more nearly than any other cowman of history."