Foreign News: Session No. 10

Outside the House of Lords, the Yeomen of the Guard paraded stiffly. Inside, morning-coated peers and red-robed bishops sat expectantly. In came two bewigged peers, walking backward as tradition dictates. After them came Their Majesties, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The tenth session of the present Parliament had begun.

The King wore a naval uniform. By royal right he kept his visored admiral's cap on. Reading unhurriedly the Speech from the Throne written for him by his Ministers (presumably Winston Churchill), George VI: 1) reviewed the "resounding" military achievements on the war...

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