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princess margaret

Princess Margaret at a ball in Vancouver July 25 1958

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Princess Margaret at the Lieutenant-Governor's Ball held in HMCS Discovery, Vancouver, July 25, 1958. The Princess was escorted by the Lieutenant-Governor, Frank Mackenzie Ross, and Robert. Bonner, the Attorney-General. It was at this ball that Princess Margaret and John Turner got to know each other. For a year or so they were rumoured to be in a relationship. Someone I knew that knew them both said that they were very much taken with each other but because he was a Catholic they could not marry. The original film is form the BC Archives http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/jubilee/protocol.htm