Marion Crawford

Marion Crawford, CVO (5 June 1909 – 11 February 1988) was a Scottish nanny. She was an employee of the British Royal Family, the nanny of the children of King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth (the future Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret, who gave her the nickname "Crawfie". Crawford was the named author of the book The Little Princesses: The Story of the Queen's Childhood by her Nanny, which told the story of her time with the royal family. After the book was published in 1950, she was banished from court and neither the queen nor any other member of the royal family ever spoke to her again.

Read more about Marion Crawford:  Royal Governess, Retirement, The Little Princesses, Royal Reaction, Later Life

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    [Asked by an interviewer, “What do YOU want to be?”]: What people want me to be.
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