28 April 2010

Sorry, Duke


From the Ellensburg Daily Record, Ellensburg, WA, on this day in 1937:

DUKE'S PORTRAIT OFF QUEEN MARY

SOUTHAMPTON, Eng., April 28, - (AP) - Britain's sea queen, the Queen Mary, sailed for New York today with a new face on the wall of her main companionway.

Stewards took down a portrait of the Duke of Windsor. In its place they hung a signed portrait of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

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