Foreign News: Grand Dame, Grand King

Stately Queen Mary attended a function of state last week for the first time since the death of King George. Her eldest son had just reached the age of 42. He celebrated by creating Queen Mary a Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order founded in 1896 by Queen Victoria. Her Majesty received this decoration from His Majesty for her "personal services to the reigning sovereign."

Further to please Queen Mary, Baron Dawson of Penn, the physician who pulled George V through pneumonia (TIME, April 8, 1929) and attended him in his last...

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