The Queen Mother was reputed to enjoy a Gin and Dubonnet each day at 5pm.She lived until she was 101.
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was the queen consort of King George VI from 1936 until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.

The Queen Mother was reputed to enjoy a Gin and Dubonnet each day at 5pm.
She lived until she was 101.

  • Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon was the queen consort of King George VI from 1936 until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.