Wednesday, June 7, 2017

A first for Princess Elizabeth

June 7, 1947

Now that she has come of age,  Princess Elizabeth needs help as she begins to undertake engagements as the heiress presumptive to the throne.   The Associated Press is reporting that the Princess now has a private secretary.  Buckingham Palace has announced the "temporary appointment of 33-year-old John Rupert Colville.

Mr Colville is a member of the foreign service, and the grandson of the first Viscount Colville of Culross.

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