Brother: Patrick Bowes-Lyon, 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne[note 1] (22 September 1884 – 25 May 1949) -Known as Lord Glamis from 1904 to 1944; Married Lady Dorothy Beatrix Godolphin-Osborne on 21 November 1908 in London. 4 Children Timothy Patrick ,John Bowes-Lyon, Master of Glamis; Lady Cecilia Harrington (Bowes-Lyon) and Lady Nancy Bowes-Lyon. .
Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon were married on 26 April 1923 in Westminster Abbey. Unexpectedly, Elizabeth laid her bouquet at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior on her way into the Abbey, in memory of her brother Fergus. Ever since, the bouquets of subsequent royal brides have traditionally been laid at the tomb, though after the wedding ceremony rather than before
In this photograph: King George V of Great Britain (right) and Queen Mary. Center are the future King George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. On the left are the Earl and Countess of Strathmore, Elizabeth's parents.
The Queen's 'hidden-away' cousin Katharine Bowes-Lyon dies at 87
Katharine Bowes-Lyon, the niece of the late Queen Mother, died on February 23 but her death was only announced by her family yesterday. She was laid to rest at a private family funeral. She and her late elder sister Nerissa, who also had learning disablities, were two of the four daughters of the Queen Mother's elder brother John Bowes-Lyon.
Queen Mother & her brother. 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.
Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon on Her Wedding Day Marrying the Future George VI Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon originally turned down "Bertie's" proposal in 1921 because she did not want the limitations on her life that being a member of the royal family would bring.