Foreign News: Leech & Bloom

Rheumatic pains in His Majesty's right hip ("nothing serious") kept George V from standing before or sitting upon his Throne last week. Nevertheless the last two Royal Courts of the season were held, with Queen Mary, who became 63 last week, standing with tireless grace for three hours before her Throne. George V's birthday gift to the Queen and Empress whom he calls "May" was a diamond pendant. No one could say whether she wore it or not at the Court, so encrusted was she with ropes, pendants and brooches of diamonds. Of the 14...

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