Wednesday August 5, 2020

An empire on which this son will never set

This particular royal birth is of greater significance than any other, writes Garvan Grant.

27th July, 2013
If things go well, Prince George is expected to lead the British Army, the Royal Navy and the RAF on a global rampage that will restore the glory of the British empire.

The summer is often dubbed the silly season in terms of hard news, but the entire planet was gripped last week by what was the most important event in world history since Henry VIII decided that Catherine of Aragon may not have been the right girl for him after all.

Yes, we all watched in fascination as a baby boy named George was born to some royal folks in a neighbouring kingdom. Of course, this...

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