CANADA: The Royal Tour

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has visited Canada only once—a few hours' shore leave in Halifax in 1941 when he was 20 years old. "He looked just like any other Royal Navy midshipman," remembers a Halifax girl. "He seemed to be growing out of his uniform." Philip's wife, Princess Elizabeth, has never been in Canada at all, though her uncle, the Duke of Windsor, owns an Alberta ranch, and her parents, King George and Queen Elizabeth, toured the Dominion in 1939. The heiress-presumptive to the British throne has, in fact, visited only one of the Commonwealth Dominions abroad,...

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