Scandal Britain's Queen Mother the daughter of a French cook
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Scandal Britain's Queen Mother the daughter of a French cook

London : United Kingdom | Apr 01, 2012 at 5:10 AM PDT
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The Daily Telegraph reports ,Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, the late mother of the ruling British Queen Elizabeth II, was the daughter of a French chef. This assumption is contained in the biography of the Queen Mother, written by Lady Colin Campbell . According to the writer, mother of Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was the cook, her family, Marguerite Rodiere. Bowes-Lyon family, which had eight children, was not going to stop there, but the doctors advised the Countess Cecilia no longer give birth. Roder, as the biographer, Elizabeth became a sort of "early version of a surrogate mother."

As proof of her theory of Campbell cites the fact that the Duke and Duchess of Windsor gave Elizabeth nicknamed "cookies" (Cookie, in the English word cognate with the word "chef" - cook). In addition, in honor of this mother Elizabeth was one of their names (her full name Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon).

According to Campbell, the aristocratic circles of Europe knew that Cecilia Bowes-Lyon is not the mother or Elizabeth nor her younger brother David. In this case the paternity of Claude George Bowes-Lyon, Lord Glamis, is not in question. Campbell's book about the Queen Mother will be on book shelves in April 2012. Outlined in her version of the origin of Elizabeth has brought condemnation from a number of historians. In particular, one of the Queen Mother's biographer Hugo Vickers told the Daily Mail, which considers the assumption Campbell "complete nonsense".

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