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10 Portrayals |
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Duke of Cornwall | George V | Prince of Wales | Duke of Cornwall and York | Duke of York
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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I will not have another war. I will not! The last one was none of my doing and if there is another one and we are threatened with being brought into it, I will go to Trafalgar Square and wave a red flag myself sooner than allow this country to be brought in. - to David Lloyd George
, following Benito Mussolini
's invasion of Abyssinia in October 1935
Although as Prince of Wales he had struggled to conceal his contempt for socialism and the Liberal party, as King George V he kept his views hidden in accordance with his position as a constitutional monarch. His closest relationship with a politician was with his Labour Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
. The King was instrumental in persuading MacDonald to lead a coalition government during the ...