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There was an RFC at the marriage template addressing end dates in marriages, please respect it. --Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) (talk) 14:58, 4 December 2016 (UTC)

Per Wikipedia:Arbitration/Requests/Case/Infoboxes#Use of infoboxes and Wikipedia:Manual of Style/Infoboxes#Using infoboxes in articles, contents of infoboxes are determined at each individual article. Consensus at this article is not to duplicate material twice in the infobox.
Besides, the RfC you mention only really addressed the syntax to be employed ("her death" v. "died") by the template. The question in the opening comment there as to whether to always include an end date even if it duplicates information twice in an infobox was only commented on by four people, two of whom opposed the idea. So, the status quo still holds at the template: only the spouse's death date should be given. DrKay (talk) 15:13, 4 December 2016 (UTC)


According to this somewhat morbid article about funeral planning for the now-elderly QE2:

“The King’s life is moving peacefully towards its close,” was the final notice issued by George V’s doctor, Lord Dawson, at 9.30pm on the night of 20 January 1936. Not long afterwards, Dawson injected the king with 750mg of morphine and a gram of cocaine – enough to kill him twice over – in order to ease the monarch’s suffering, and to have him expire in time for the printing presses of the Times, which rolled at midnight.

This might be something to research further and use in the article. (talk) 07:36, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

Wrong king. DrKay (talk) 07:53, 19 March 2017 (UTC)
Doh! Thanks. (talk) 14:41, 19 March 2017 (UTC)

William Branham[edit]

I wondering if someone can get hold of a copy of the letter or letters that King George VI wrote to William Branham it may add credibility to a post on the topic of King George VI seeking healing by prayer. Unless the idea is to keep the page on King George VI completely secular. It's interesting the King's physician Dr John Weir practised homeopathy.

The reference to King George VI on William Branham's Wikipedia page suffices Weaver, C. Douglas (2000). The Healer-Prophet: William Marrion Branham (A study of the Prophetic in American Pentecostalism). Mercer University Press. ISBN 978-0-253-20221-5. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Artistos101 (talkcontribs) 12:55, 25 April 2017 (UTC) (K. Brookes (talk) 11:25, 4 May 2017 (UTC))

The content of the article should reflect the relevant literature. Since no biography of George VI mentions Branham, it doesn't belong here. DrKay (talk) 15:53, 25 April 2017 (UTC)

King George VI was the last King of Ireland from 1936 to 1949.[edit]

King George VI was the last King of Ireland from 1936 until 18 April 1949, when the Republic of Ireland Act, 1948 came into effect.

This needs to be included in the succession box. - ( (talk) 09:34, 23 July 2017 (UTC))

The Dominions are already included in the succession box. DrKay (talk) 09:56, 23 July 2017 (UTC)
He didn't cease to be king of Ireland on 6 February 1952. -- MIESIANIACAL 17:04, 23 July 2017 (UTC)
The last King of Ireland was George III in 1800. GoodDay (talk) 13:27, 23 July 2017 (UTC)

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