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I think he probably lost his temper with prime ministers as well.
What do you man by "I think"? If he did so, can you tell us of any evidence? I don't know of any.
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She is entitled to use the title "Lady Colin Campbell"..
Yes, she does. I was just saying that the writing of her book about the Queen Mother was not very nice.
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Yes, she does. I was just saying that the writing of her book about the Queen Mother was not very nice.
To be honest, I think it was the strong character of the Queen Mum that got George VI through a lot of what he had to deal with.

I've read one book by "Lady" Colin Campbell and it was so full of "those close to the family" and "sources high up in the palace" that it turned me off her permanently. This woman was actually married to Lord Colin Ivar Campbell from 1974-1975 which, to me, had the duration and shelf life of edible underwear and has been trading on that name ever since *alluding* to *know* things. The Daily Fail does better than she does in my book.
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[QUOTE=Osipi;2027609]To be honest, I think it was the strong character of the Queen Mum that got George VI through a lot of what he had to deal with.

Totally, totally agree Osipi. I think she was his backbone. Whether people like her or not, (meaning extravagance etc) the QM was a great consort for the King and his people. JMO
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To be honest, I think it was the strong character of the Queen Mum that got George VI through a lot of what he had to deal with.

I've read one book by "Lady" Colin Campbell and it was so full of "those close to the family" and*know* things. The Daily Fail does better than she does in my book.
she is still entitled to call herself Lady Colin.. and she problaby has got society connextions, even if she's inclined to go in for very wildly inaccurate writing.
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To be honest, I think it was the strong character of the Queen Mum that got George VI through a lot of what he had to deal with.

I've read one book by "Lady" Colin Campbell and it was so full of "those close to the family" and "sources high up in the palace" that it turned me off her permanently. This woman was actually married to Lord Colin Ivar Campbell from 1974-1975 which, to me, had the duration and shelf life of edible underwear and has been trading on that name ever since *alluding* to *know* things. The Daily Fail does better than she does in my book.
I've found Lady Colin Campbell's writings on the BRF to be very sensational ... too sensational as a matter of fact and very distasteful.
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The Proclamation of a new sovereign: King George VI
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King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visited Scotland in September 1948 and opened the Braemar Highland Games. It was can important occasion because it marked the centenary of the Royal Family's patronage of the games.
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King George VI and Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on VE Day, which was May 8, 1945.
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Julie Andrews sang for King George VI in 1948.
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