EDWARD VIII, GEORGE VI, QUEEN MARY, January 1936. 16987

£450

Description

Lower section only of a War Office document bearing the signatures ‘Mary R’ (Queen Mary), ‘Edward P’ ( Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor), ‘Albert’ (later King George VI) and Duff Cooper (1890-1954, politician, diplomat and author), Secretary of War. 4½ x 7 inches, in good condition, some paper adhering where an official note had been attached. 17 January 1936. Signed three days before the death of King George V on 20 January 1936, on which day Edward ascended the throne as King Edward VIII.