Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Queen Marie in London

March 12, 1919

Queen Marie of Romania and her daughters arrived in London today, having traveled by train from Paris, reports the New York Times.   They were met at the station by King George V, Queen Mary and the Prince of Wales.

The Queen and her daughters will stay at Buckingham Palace for the next three weeks.

Queen Marie and King George are first cousins.


Anonymous said...

How did one travel by train from Paris to London before the Chunnel?

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

Boat train. You took the train to one of the channel ports, got off the train and took the ferry across and then a train would be waiting on the other side