Foreign News: Royalties

Their Majesties gave timely notice of an excursion by all members of the immediate Royal Family to the town of Giggleswick, where the first total eclipse of the sun to be visible in England during Their Majesties' lifetime was to be ceremoniously observed.

Because most Britons dearly love such quaint phenomena of Nature as eclipses, tens of thousands of excursionists aped the expected royal pilgrimage. At the last moment threatening weather caused Queen Mary to remain snug at Buckingham Palace. The King, not so easily daunted, made a short excursion from London out to Newmarket. There, 170 miles fom Giggleswick, His Majesty...

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