Foreign News: Again, Margaret

Many Britons, high and low, profess to be bored stiff these days with talk of Princess Margaret, but when Margaret's name is mentioned, her sister's subjects prick up their ears. Last week, sparked by the fact that the Roman Catholic Duke of Norfolk, Premier Peer and hereditary Earl Marshal of England, went to call on the Pope for the first time in 18 years, rumors were once again rife about Princess Margaret. Flimsily constructed on the supposition that high-ranking Norfolk's papal audience could only concern an equally high-ranking cause, the rumors took three forms:

1) Protestant Princess Margaret is considering marriage to...

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