90th wedding anniversary of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. They married on 26 April 1923, at Westminster Abbey. Unexpectedly, Elizabeth laid her bouquet at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior on her way into the Abbey, in memory of her brother Fergus. Elizabeth became styled Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York. Following the abdication of Edward VIII, Albert became king in his place on 11 December 1936 under the regnal name of George VI.