British Commonwealth of Nations: Indiscretion

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Appeared in London the second tome of King Edward VII's biography, written by the late Sir Sidney Lee at the express command of King George. These books, both enormous, tell the whole story of Edward's life from the time he was a boy to his death in 1910.

The latest of them is flavored, according to the critics, with several "indiscretions," although, according to British legal theory, the King can do no wrong. Earl Balfour, onetime (1902-05) Prime Minister, the biographer reveals, was annoyed because "The King...

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