Foreign News: Royal Bestowal

If we've nothing in particular to do . . .

. . . We help a fellow creature on his path.

With the Garter* or the Thistle† or the Bath. . . .**

Then we possibly create a peer or two!

The King of Barataria

Gilbert & Sullivan

No peers were created by the King-Emperor, last week, but George V, perhaps with "nothing in particular to do," did bestow the Most Ancient and Most Noble Order of The Thistle upon the father of the most popular young woman in England. The young woman is Elizabeth Duchess of York,...