GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Sep. 16, 1935

¶ The King bestowed the gold-plated solid silver badge of an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on the physician of His Majesty's quintuplet wards, Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe.

¶ Edward of Wales, aboard the Duke of Westminster's yacht, drew his pistol and fired repeatedly at some white fish with long tails seen leaping in the Corsican moonlight. Said Equerry Major Sir John Aird, "The sounds of the shots must have made the Corsicans think someone was murdering His Highness."

¶ Albert of York, with the British Royal Family in...

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