British Commonwealth of Nations: L'Ambassadeur Bienvenu

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations}

The Prince of Wales, as the Earl of Chester, arrived in Paris "to have a good time."

It has been truthfully remarked that Republican France adores royalty—its own royalty excepted. King Edward VII was sympathique and un gaillard; the Princes of Wales, who may one day be Edward VIII, is also sympathique. Paris was flattered by his visit, which was taken everywhere to have been "a wise political move." It was hoped that the volume of chilled air between Downing Street in London and the Quai d'Orsay...