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Reigning Sovereign.
Edward VII., by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of th
British Dominions beyond the seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India, eldest son of He
Majesty Queen Victoria (b. May 24, 1819), and of His Royal Highness, Prince Francis Albert (Princ
Consort), Duke of Saxony and Piince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (6. August 26, 1819, d. December 14
1861), was born on November 9, 1841; succeeded to the Crown on the demise of his mother, Queei
Victoria, on January 22, 1901, and was proclaimed King on January 24, 1901, and crowned on August 9
1902; married March 10, 1863, Princess Alexandra-Caroline-Mary-Charlotte-Louisa-Julia (born Decembe
1, 1844), eldest daughter of the late Christian IX., King of Denmark, and has issue —
1. Prince Albert- Victor-Christian- Edward, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, K.G., K.T., b. a
Frogmore January 8, 1861, d. January 14, 1892.
2. Prince George-Frederick-Ernest-Albert, Prince of Wales, K.G., P.C., K.T., K.P., G.C.V.O.,
G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.K., I.S.O. ; Rear-Admiral, 1901; General, 1902; Vice-Admiral
1903; Admiral, 1907; b. at Marlborough House, June 3, 1865, m. July 6, 1893, Princess Vietoris
Mary of Teck.
3. Princess Louise- Victoria-Alexandra- Dagmar, Lady of the Imperial Order of the Crown ol
India, and of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert, b. at Marlborough House February 20,
1867, m. July 27, 1889, Alexander- William- George, Duke of Fife, P.C., K.T., G.C.V.O., V.D.
4. Princess Victoria-Alexandra- Olga-Mary, member of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert,
Lady of the Imperial Order of the Crown of India, b. at Marlborough House July 6, 1868.
5. Princess Maude-Charlotte-Mart- Victoria, member of the Royal Order of Victoria and Albert,
b. at Marlborough House November 26, 1869. m. July 22, 1896, Prince Charles of Denmark (now
King Haakon VII. of Norway), K.G., G.C.B.
6. Prince Alexander John-Charles-Albert, b. at Sandringham April 6, 1871, d. April 7, 1871.
Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury — Right
Hon. Sir H. Campbell- Bannerman.
Lord High Chancellor — Lord Loreburn.
Lord President of the Council — Earl of Crewe.
Lord Privy Seal — Marquis of Ripon.
Chancellor of the Exchequer — Right Hon. H. Asquith.
Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs — Right Hon.
Sir E. Grey.
Secretary of State for Home Affairs — Right Hon.
H. J. Gladstone.
Secretary of State for the Colonies — Earl of Elgin.
Secretary of State for War — Rt. Hon. R. B. Haldane.
Secretary of State for India — Right Hon. J. Morley.
First Lord of the Admiralty — Lord Tweedmouth.
President of the Board of Trade — Right Hon. D.
Lloyd- George.
President of Local Gov. Board — Right Hon. J.Burns.
President of the Board of Agriculture — Earl Car-
President of the Board of Education — Right Hon.
R. M'Kenna, M.P.
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster — Rt. Hon. Sir
H. Fowler.
Chief Secretary for Ireland — Right Hon. A. Birrell.
Secretary for Scotland — Right Hon. J. Sinclair.
Postmaster-General — Right Hon. S. Buxton.
First Commissioner of Works — Right Hon. L.
Harcourt, M.P.
The above form the Cabinet.
Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland — Earl of Aberdeen.
Lord Chancellor of Ireland — Rt. Hod. Sir S. Walker.
Patronage Secretary to the Treasury — G. Whiteley,
Financial Secretary to the Treasury — W. Runciman,
Secretary to the Admiralty — Rt. Hon. E. Robertson,
Lords of the Treasury — J. A. Pease, M.P., J. H.
Lewis, M.P., Capt. C. Norton, M.P.
Lords of the Admiralty — Admiral Sir J. A. Fisher
(First Sea Lord), Vice-Admiral Sir W. H. May
(Second Sea Lord), Rear- Admiral Sir H. B. Jack-
son (Controller), Rear-Admiral A. L. Winsloe and
G. Lambert, M.P. (Civil Lord).
Parliamentary Secretary, Foreign Office — Lord
Parliamentary Secretary, Home Office — H. Samuel,
Parliamentary Secretary, Colonial Office — Winston
Churchill, M.P.
Parliamentary Secretary, India Office — C. E. Hob-
house, M.P.
Parliamentary Secretary, War Office — Earl of Ports-
Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade — H. E.
Kearley, M.P.
Parliamentary Secretary, Local Government Board —
T. J. Macnamara, M.P.
Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Education — T.
Lough, M.P.
Financial Secretary, War Office — T. R. Buchanan,
Attorney-general — Sir J. Lawson Walton, M.P.
Solicitor-general — Sir W. S. Robson, M.P.
Judge Advocate- general — T. Mil vain, K.C.
Lord Chamberlain — Viscount Althorp.
Vice- Chamberlain— J. M. F. Fuller, M.P.
Lord Steward — Earl Beauchamp.
Master of the Horse — Earl of Granard.

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