P252 CEEFAX 252 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/15  2/4      Millions the world over affectionately know her as "the Queen Mum". The Queen Mother has won the hearts of many through her easy, smiling graciousness and is one of the most popular members of the Royal —lhly. Although her birthday is not until August 4, celebrations for her 80th birthday were highlighted on July 15 with the Queen Mother, the Queen, and other Royal —lhly members riding in carriages through London to a Thanks- giving Service at St Paul's Cathedral.  More in a moment
P252 CEEFAX 252 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/06   1/4    80TH BIRTHDAY    OF HER MAJESTY    QUEEN ELIZABETH                           
P252 CEEFAX 252 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/10  4/4      Aftdr the death of her husband in 1952 the Queen Mother travelled with zest and enjoyment all over the world. Charm has accompanied her filling of public offices. Her own family is near and dear to her. There is a particularly close bond between her and Prince Charles, her grandson. She is still a news photographer's favouritf, always ready to provide a smiling picture. At 80, her sparkle and spontaneity has not dimmed.  More in a moment
P252 CEEFAX 252 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/03  374      The Queen Mother was born Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She was married in 1923 to the Duke of York, who 14 years latfr became King George VI. When the King died in 1952, Sir Winston Churchill referred to her as "that valiant woman with famous blood of Scotland who sustained King George through all his toils and problems". It was feared that the King's Consort would disappear from public view and live in retirement when the King died, but she became more than ever in public demand.  More in a moment