22 MARCH 1930, Page 18


Majesty had not long recovered from an Illness at Kew, before unpleasant symptoms of interrupted health appeared at his after residence at the Queen's Lodge at Windsor, and which was attended by new and unfavorable appearances in his manner— Those around Him per- ceived a change in his manner, and in his temper, and thought His Majesty had become more peevish than He used to be. He now talked much more than usual, and spoke to everybody on strange varieties of Subjects.

His incessant talking became at last so remarkable, that it was thought necessary to recommend H:M: to be a little more silent ; His Physician Sir George Baker accordingly hinted to Him, that it was essential to his health to be less frequent and earnest in his conversations, which He did not take amiss, but on the contrary thanked Him for his advice— They continued however much the same after this— Those around Him frequently reminded Him that He was talking too much, and He often desisted on the hint—

Succeeding symptoms of approaching disorder appearing, it was judged necessary to propose His Majesty's removal to an apartment seperate from the Queen's-