British Commonwealth of Nations: Imperial Week

Interaction between Royalty and the Populace, tending to preserve the stability of the Throne:

The King. With the obliging good will of constitutional monarchs, His Majesty drew his pen and signed the Locarno Pacts last week. Later he drove from the Palace of Buckingham to that of St. James's and held his first levee of the season. To St. James's came many an ambassador, came also Premier Stanley Baldwin, laced into a gold-buttoned coat, abashed beneath a huge military hat, fiddling speculatively with a sword.

The Queen. Motoring through...

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