GREAT BRITAIN: Majesty, Spain & China

His Majesty's Government and the whole Royal Family were busier last week than at any time since the Coronation last spring.

With members of the Lords and Commons gathering for the final meeting of the only Parliamentary session ever opened by King Edward VIII (TIME, Nov. 9, 1936), and for the first meeting this week of the first Parliamentary session to be opened by King George VI, there was every reason why the Chamberlain Cabinet must score quickly a triumph of some sort, preferably in foreign affairs. It would not do to have Parliament convene for the winter with...

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