Medicine: A King's Physician

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Reasons like the following made Bertrand Lord Dawson of Penn's westward journey across Canada the past fortnight a respectfully observed, newsworthy processional :

He cured King George V of pneumonia's aftermath by having the royal side pierced and drained of accumulated pus, and by enjoining a strict convalescent regime (TIME, April 8, 1929, et ante).

He is the only one, not excepting the King & Queen, who has been able to manage the Prince of Wales in his obstreperous childhood or his willful manhood.

As a privy councillor he helps govern the...

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