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Royal Moments: When King George VI Competed at Wimbledon

Posted by Nigel Brown on Oct 23, 2020 6:51:34 PM

 

On 24th June 1907, Prince George and Princess Mary of Wales – later crowned King George V and Queen Mary – became the first members of the monarchy to join the crowds at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. The Prince enjoyed the game so much that he became the club’s president later that year.

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