1. King George V was by temperament a traditionalist who never fully appreciated or approved the revolutionary changes under way in British society.
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4. At the procession to King George V's lying in state in Westminster Hall part of the Imperial State Crown fell from on top of the coffin and landed in the gutter as the cortege turned into New Palace Yard.
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7. In 1926, King George V hosted an Imperial Conference in London at which the Balfour Declaration accepted the growth of the British Dominions into self-governing "autonomous Communities within the British Empire, equal in status, in no way subordinate one to another".
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17. King George V presented thousands of specially designed South African War medals to colonial troops.
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20. King George V travelled the world, visiting many areas of the British Empire.
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