BRITISH EMPIRE: The Premiership

Resignation. So Andrew Bonar Law did not go on a very long sea voyage. Instead, he crossed the Channel and stayed in Paris, where his health became worse—so bad, indeed, that his doctor insisted upon his returning to England. Now, after a protracted period of procrastination, he has resigned the Premiership, being physically unable to continue in that responsible position.

Bonar Law found it impossible to present his resignation personally. Instead, he sent his son-in-law, Sir Frederick Sykes, to the Royal Pavilion at Aldershot, where the King...

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