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In today's climate of strict rules for Health and Safety a headline like this would not be considered amusing. However 50 years ago one wonders if Roy's parents were even informed of their son's mishap.
Dealing with the difference in behaviour of schoolboys in last century and their modern successors the Bishop of Portsmouth at Ryde School on Tuesday related how, in the old days, a young master taking his first class was greeted with uproar.
Franz Ferdinand was an Archduke of Austria-Este, Austro-Hungarian and Royal Prince of Hungary and of Bohemia, and from 1889 until his death, heir presumptive to the Austro-Hungarian throne.