Foreign News: George VI

Neither new King George VI nor any member of the Royal Family sat with Prince Edward during the abdication broadcast from Windsor Castle (see p. 15). His Majesty had become King and Emperor eight hours previously, and immediately dropped into a quiet routine of receiving British home & Dominion statesmen at his home, No. 145 Piccadilly. As Duke of York he aroused only the slightest public interest, but British aristocrats said with particular satisfaction of the Duchess of York, "She is one of us," and a popular knowledge that the late King George...

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