Foreign News: Sovereign

Arrayed as Admiral of the Fleet, the Sovereign last week held the first investiture of the new Edwardian reign at Buckingham Palace. Trooping gravely in came the distinguished Britons who figured in the last New Year's Honors List (TIME, Jan. 13), which beloved George V approved but did not live to sign. Of these the most famed is Feminist Christabel Pankhurst, who became at the hands of Edward VIII a sedately honored Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.

Pinned with 310 medals of the Royal Victorian Order were the 300...

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