My father was frightened of his mother. I was frightened by my father, and I am damned well going to see to it that my children are frightened of me.
Walked in the garden with May, fine and bright but cold.
I am deeply distressed at the events of the last week. My thoughts are always with you, and I shall always remain your faithful and devoted friend, just as I have always been in the past, as you know.
Heard from Buchanan that the Duma has forced Nicky to sign his abdication and Misha had been appointed Regent and after he has been 23 years Emperor. I am in despair.
Decorated seventy-five officers, received ten Indian officers, inspected six motor-ambulances, walked in the gardens of Buckingham palace for some exercise, and relaxed in the evening arranging his stamp collection.
Bad news from Russia, practically a Revolution has broken out in Petrograd and some of the Guards Regiments have mutinied and killed their officers. This rising is against the Government not against the war.