Foreign News: Your Undoubted Queen

In the broad transepts of Westminster Abbey, a thousand peers and ladies sat, clothed in velvet and miniver, dazzling in their show of decorations won in peace and war. In the nave, the chivalry of empire unrolled like a Bayeux tapestry. Music played, yet over 7,000 subjects, gathered to honor their Queen while worshiping their God, a hush of dedication hung like a prayer.

Shortly before 9 a.m., the first processions arrived: the Lord Mayor of London and the Speaker of the House of Commons; the representatives of 74 foreign powers, including General George C. Marshall and Russia's Jacob Malik; the Sultans...

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