Foreign News: Gloucester

This week in London the hero of Mayfair matrons is the next-to-youngest brother of Edward VIII, His Royal Highness Henry, the Duke of Gloucester, who is "the mamma's boy of the Royal Family" because, until his marriage last year, he lived so quietly at home with Queen Mary, and was always earliest to bed.

Gloucester's young Scottish Duchess put him up to telling the King-Emperor after Mrs. Simpson's departure (TIME, Dec. 14), "You are a damn fool if you run after her now!"

For his pains, Gloucester got slapped.


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