Q – see Quiller-Couch, Arthur.
Quaife, William George (1872–1951). Cricketer. Batsman for Warwickshire (1894–1928) and England (1899–1902).
Queen Mother, Elizabeth, née Bowes-Lyon (1900–2002). Queen consort of George VI. Queen Mother after his death in 1952.
Queen, Ellery. Joint pen name of Daniel (David) Nathan, alias Frederic Dannay 1905–1982) and Manford (Emanuel) Lepofsky, alias Manfred Bennington Lee (1905–1971), American crime novelists. In a series of novels written across forty-two years, Ellery Queen was the name of the main character as well as the pseudonym of the authors.
Queen, the. Elizabeth II (1926–) Queen regnant from 1952.
Quennell, Sir Peter Courtney (1905–1993). Poet, essayist and biographer.
Quickswood, Hugh Richard Heathcote Gascoyne-Cecil (1869–1956) 1st Baron. MP for Greenwich, 1895–1906 and Oxford University, 1910–1937. Provost of Eton, 1936–1944; 5th son of 3rd Marquess of Salisbury.
Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur Thomas (1863–1944). Novelist and scholar. Professor of English Literature, Cambridge, 1912–1944. Edited The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1900.