COMMONWEALTH: Alexandra

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Last week the great, mournful bell of St. Paul's pealed for the first time since the death of Edward VII; tolled for the Dowager Queen Alexandra, his royal consort, who died of a lingering heart trouble at Sandringham, their onetime summer home.

Early in the week Queen Alexandra's physicians announced that "Her Majesty, who for some time past has been failing in health, has suffered a severe heart attack"; and at once King George and Queen Mary hastened to her bedside, at Sandringham,...

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