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The British Commonwealth and Empire

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

George VI, born December 14, 1895, son of King George V and Queen Mary, daughter of the late Duke of Teck; succeeded to the crown on the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, December 10, 1936, and proclaimed King on December 12, 1936; married Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (born, August 4, 1900), April 26, 1923.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1947

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