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Primary Sources: Kings and Queens - England: George VI

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George VI - Coronation Speech

George VI Heartfelt Coronation Speech and Procession, 1937 [HD]. George VI's coronation took place on 12 May 1937. This was the same date intended for his brother Edward's coronation. George was a reluctant King. His speech impediment meant he was very uncomfortable speaking in public. You can hear he takes his time over speaking.

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George VI - Funeral

Various high angle shots of funeral parade at various points along route. Ext shots of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Shots of the many wreaths and floral tributes on the grass outside the Church.

British Pathe


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