Disciple of Marduk
- Aug 24, 2001
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- HM The Tower of London
The name also came up in The Crown where some commoner who was heretofore in with t'royals used it, to the family's horror.I heard this years ago, something to do with either herself or sister Margaret not being able to pronounce Elizabeth.
The article below shows the Queen being addressed as 'Lilibet' by King Felipe of Spain
He was summarily booted from the Inner Circle.
Might've been the one Margaret nearly married, Townshend?
Margaret was of course persuaded to give that one up because he was divorced and settle for a more acceptable aristocratic bisexual roué.
(The scene in The Crown where the Queen's advisers have to tell her about her future brother in law's sexual adventurousness is high comedy, reminiscent of the much-lampooned 'revelation' scene in Downfall. )