Marie: Rumania’s Colorful Wartime Queen

Jerry Wade — the Wade of LemonWade — shared with me this story about Queen Marie of Rumania. As the article’s subhead puts it: ‘During the First World War, while politicians prevaricated, Romania’s British queen lobbied for entry on the side of the Allies and courted the international press, becoming the glamorous face of her adopted country’s war effort.’ What a life she led!

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