I cannot be indifferent to the assassination of a member of my profession, We should be obliged to shut up business if we, the Kings, were to consider the assassination of Kings as of no consequence at all.
Edward VII (1841–1910), British monarch, King of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Remark, 1903, refusing to recognize the Karageorgevic régime in Serbia after the murder of King Alexander and the extermination of the Obrenovic dynasty. quoted in Anatomy of Britain Today, pt. 1, ch. 2 (1965).