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    THE ROYAL FAMILY OF THAILAND ARE AT PRESENT ON A PRIVATE VISIT TO BRITAIN. IN?

  • Description

    THE ROYAL FAMILY OF THAILAND ARE AT PRESENT ON A PRIVATE VISIT TO BRITAIN. IN RESPONSE TO REQUESTS FROM INTERESTED MEMBERS OF THE PRESS, HIS MAJESTY KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ AND QUEEN SIRIKIT POSED WITH THEIR FOUR CHILDREN AT THEIR RESIDENCE IN BERKSHIRE TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE KING OF THAILAND WAS BORN IN CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, U.S.A. IN 1927, AND IS A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF KING CHULALONGKORN. HE WAS THE SECOND SON OF THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES PRINCE AND PRINCESS MAHIDOL OF SONGKHLA, AND SUCCEEDED TO THE THRONE IN 1946 ON THE SUDDEN DEATH OF HIS ELDER BROTHER, KING ANANDA MAHIDOL.

    HE MARRIED QUEEN SIRIKIT IN 1950 AND THEY HAVE FOUR CHILDREN - PRINCESS UBOL RATANA (15), PRINCE VAJIRALONGKORN, WHOSE FOURTEENTH BIRTHDAY IS TOMORROW (THURSDAY), PRINCESS SIRINDHORN (11) AND PRINCESS CHULABHORN, AGED NINE.

    THE KING AND QUEEN TAKE AN INTEREST IN A WIDE SPHERE OF PUBLIC ACTIVITIES IN THAILAND. THEY TRAVEL ABROAD FREQUENTLY AND HAVE VISITED BRITAIN BEFORE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7Z45M2FP8OBEU1O1TTSPODLHK
    Media URN:
    VLVA7Z45M2FP8OBEU1O1TTSPODLHK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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