GREAT BRITAIN: The Crown: Aug. 3, 1936

¶ Queen Mary alone remained in full mourning for King George this week as other members of the Royal Family went into half mourning from which they will emerge Oct. 21. Officers of the fighting services and police last week removed their crape armbands.

¶ King Edward, first kissing the wholesome Duchess of York and the graceful Duchess of Kent, took his stand in a great durbar tent pitched on the close-cropped lawn of Buckingham Palace for the first presentations of ladies in the new reign. (Gentlemen were presented in March and June.)

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