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Literary: Articles: Evening Standard., May 1935 - Jun 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/520

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Proofs of the following articles by WSC: "The King's 25 Years" [in 7 parts]: "The Accession" on the death of Edward VII, the background of Queen Mary and the political situation in 1910; "The King Faces his First Crisis" on David Lloyd George's 1909 Budget, the Home Rule Bill and the deadlock between the Houses of Parliament; "War Clouds Gather" on the House of Commons in 1911, industrial disputes, social organization, the Triple Entente between Britain, France and Russia, and the Agadir Crisis [Morocco]; "Royal Courage: Durbar Splendour: Frenzied Women" on the royal visit to the Coronation Durbar (India), the Home Rule Bill, the suffragettes and German and British fleets; "War in the King's Name" on violence in Ireland, the beginning of the First World War and the role of the royal family; "The King with his Troops" on the wartime role of George V, the First World War and the future of mankind; "Aftermath of War" on the Irish Treaty of 1921, the General Strike of 1926 and the success of Stanley Baldwin and Ramsay Macdonald.


  • Creation: May 1935 - Jun 1935

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