GREAT BRITAIN: Crown & State

Since King Edward's accession, officials of the Court have found His Majesty always ready to do his duty but difficult to find,* and with great perspicacity they took advantage of the fact that one day last week he would naturally spend at Buckingham Palace, the day on which Mrs. Simpson had to be alone at Ipswich to get her divorce. Shoals of British dignitaries had audience of Edward VIII that day, the Court Circular released next morning was one of the longest of his reign, and the Court staff congratulated themselves on...

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