The Queen Mother's personality and determination made a remarkable difference to the war effort as did her fight to improve the British people's morale during the second world war. Her insistence that the royal family remain in London was so much more than a reassuring statement.
In the company of rock stars and royals, the island of Mustique was probably the one place that Princess Margaret could be herself away from the prying eyes of the press and the disapproval of the palace.
The love life of the Queen's only daughter has been complex and at times controversial. How has Princess Anne emerged unscathed while her brothers have found themselves embroiled in tabloid gossip and scandal?