HRH Princess Margaret was born on August 21, 1930, at Glamis Castle in Scotland, to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

The Queen … Princess Margaret, the younger sister of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away 17 years ago this month, but thanks in large part to The Crown, the late royal party girl is as popular as ever. Despite their differences, Princess Margaret and Queen Elizabeth were extremely close, with Margaret being “terribly loyal” to her older sister, says one of Margaret’s closest confidantes. Princess Elizabeth (left, in uniform) on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with (left to right) her mother Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, King George VI, and Princess Margaret, 8 May 1945. Queen Elizabeth II had a complex but close relationship with her younger sister, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowden. She was known as one of the royal family's most vivacious characters, and fans are learning more about her thanks to Netflix's The Crown.In seasons 1 and 2, Vanessa Kirby portrayed the Brit, and now, BAFTA award-winning actress Helena Bonham Carter has replaced Kirby for season 3.

Why Princess Margaret Sacrificed Love for the Crown. The Princess, too, was greatly impressed by the soldiers, and the day remained in her memory for a long time after. Former royal butler Paul Burrell insisted there was no rivalry between Queen Elizabeth II and her younger sister Princess Margaret. She was the younger sister and only sibling of Queen Elizabeth II . ... Margaret—whose sister, the Queen Elizabeth, was the head of the church as part of her duties as head of …

The videos feature Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret in various stages of childhood, and their close-knit sister bond can’t be missed. Delightful old home movies of Queen Elizabeth playing with her sister, Princess Margaret, when they were young girls have been released as the monarch turns 94 on Tuesday. Not to mention, everything from the frilly bonnets to the teeter totter is giving us major nostalgia about the good ol’ playground days.

Check out these 50 photos that showcase how close the sisters actually were. Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret's relationship is heavily examined in Netflix's 'The Crown'. Queen Elizabeth's typical birthday celebrations were canceled, but we have an adorable clip of a young Queen with sister Princess Margaret to enjoy instead. In honor of the event, The Royal Family Instagram posted a video featuring “private footage," aka home movies, of the Queen’s upbringing — when she was still Princess Elizabeth …

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II relied for years on the love, discretion, and loyalty of the person who’d known her longest, and to whom she was still “Lilibet”: the late Princess Margaret. Princess Margaret, also known as the Countess of Snowdon, was Queen Elizabeth II's younger and only sibling.