Royal Visit 1939
Date(s) of occurrence: 1939
Summary of event: An elaborate luncheon took place at the Lady Beaverbrook Residence in honour of the Royal couple.
Notes: The Royal standard was flown atop the residence flagpole on the occasion, instilling the historic significance on the fixture that led to the flagpole incident a year later.
It was reported the King ate heartily but the Queen did not eat dessert.
- Montague, Susan. A Pictoral History of the University of New Brunswick. University of New Brunswick, 1992, p. 85.
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