December 12th 1936

Diary sub-note: 1882. City of London School opened S.R. 7.56, S.S. 3.51 Daddie’s birthday.David to be called Mr Edward Windsor. We went shopping & Marjorie & I bought Leslie’s present. Bought English papers. Diary footnote, accompanied by a photograph of a St. Bernard: THE ST. BERNARD. These great dogs have a romantic connection with theContinue reading “December 12th 1936”

December 10th 1936

Diary sub-note: Grouse Shooting ends 1282. Llewellyn, Welsh prince, killed EDWARD VIII abdicated (DAVID) HE MARRIED A DIVORCED WOMAN [From previous page]David abdicated – poor darling. We went to the “Tale of Two Cities” (cinema). It was in French. Bought an English paper but there was nothing about my Davey in it.

December 6th 1936

Diary sub-note: 2nd [Sunday] in Advent1882. Anthony Trollope, novelist, died Mlle Hartmann & Mlle Grosslin went to La Lenk. They had a car accident on the way back & Mlle Hartmann was taken to hospital with injuries. It snowed in the afternoon quite a lot. There was a lot about David in the papers. SpentContinue reading “December 6th 1936”