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Narrative of the visit to India of their Majesties King George V & Queen Mary, and of the Coronation Durbar held in Delhi 12 Dec., 1911 / by The Hon. John Fortescue


RCIN 1054612

This detailed narrative of the 1911 royal tour of India was written by The Hon. John Fortescue, a British military historian and the Royal Librarian at Windsor Castle. Like the Padshahnama, and other Mughal history texts, it describes all the daily public activities of the King-Emperor. This is King George V’s copy.

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