Milestones, Dec. 22, 1947

Died. Anthony William Hall, 53, village police inspector, pretender to the throne of Britain as King Anthony I (he claimed direct descent from Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn); of a heart ailment; in Little Dewchurch, England. Hall, who leaves no heir (his older brother Don, once renounced all claims to kingship in the event of Anthony's success), campaigned for the throne with dignity but persistence, addressed some 2,000 outdoor meetings. At various times he sent a notice to King George V to quit, plumped for the return of the American colonies to Britain, and tried to build up the royal exchequer...

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