The First-Ever Royal Christmas Speech By George V Was Written By One Of The Most Famous Children’s Authors Of All Time

The Christmas message has since been a critical event for the monarchy.

black and white photo of young King George V in a black coat and bowtie and short moussed down flat hair
King George V (1865—1936), king of Great Britain, as a prince in naval uniform circa 1885. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images