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King Edward VII - Hobart, AU
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean
S 42° 52.980 E 147° 19.789
55G E 526933 N 5252124
Quick Description: A statue of King Edward VII at an entrance to Franklin Square.
Location: Tasmania, Australia
Date Posted: 12/15/2017 8:53:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMXA33
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
This statue of the King is on a pedestal in the business district of Hobart.


The pedestal reads:
Edward VII.
The Peacemaker.
Rex et IMP.
1901-1910

From the website:"He was the eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, and known to his family as ‘Bertie’. As Prince of Wales he did not meet his parent’s expectations of duty and during his mother’s long reign devoted himself to being self-indulgent. He was likeable, sociable and outgoing but became known as a playboy interested in horse racing, shooting, eating, drinking and other men’s wives."
Monarch Ranking: King / Queen

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: King Albert Edward VII

Country or Empire of Influence: England

Website for additonal information: [Web Link]

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