Queen ‘desperately prayed for a baby brother’ when being told she would be monarch after her Uncle Edward VIII’s abdication – before ‘finding her humanity’ during World War II

  • Queen ‘desperately prayed for a baby brother’ after her uncle’s abdication
  • This was so he could go ahead of her in the line of succession to the throne 
  • Royal biographer Robert Lacey makes the claim in tonight’s Our Queen At War
  • ITV documentary also reveals how the Queen ‘found her humanity’ during WWII 
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