Queen Mum England's Queen Mum has died. Born Lady Elizabeth Bowes Lyon, she married the future King George VI, and is the mother of the current Queen Elizabeth. It was how she kept up the morale of the British people during the second World War that has endured her forever in the hearts of her countrymen. Host Lynn Neary talks to historian M.R.D. Foot, consulting editor to the Oxford Companion to World War II about the former Queen.