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Published on Jul 28, 2011
George VI Heartfelt Coronation Speech and Procession, 1937 [HD]. George VI's coronation took place on 12 May 1937. This was the same date intended for his brother Edward's coronation. George was a reluctant King. His speech impediment meant he was very uncomfortable speaking in public. You can hear he takes his time over speaking.
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