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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
18th November 1905 George Bernard Shaws Major Barbara, premieres in London
18th November 1852 State funeral of duke of Wellington (London)
18th November 1836 Born today: William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer (Gilbert and Sullivan)
The Queen's Birthplace
The former home of the Strathmore's and birthplace of the Queen.
Location: 17 Bruton Street, London
Description: The Queen was born here (as Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) on 21 April 1926 - the Queens real birthday!
She was educated by private tutors under the supervision of Marion Crawford, (died 1999) a graduate of Edinburgh University.
It was the London home of the Queen Mother's parents, the Earl and Countess of Strathmore.
Tagged in this Tour: music
Tagged in this Tour: The Kate & William Wedding Tour