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Thirty years earlier, Diana and Charles had been driven from the palace in an open-topped State Landau with footmen, like a scene out of Cinderella.
On the afternoon of the riots, Cooper recounts, the U.S. ambassador Bill Sullivan, summoned by the shah for an audience, could find no-one, not even a footman amid the palace’s empty rooms, to lead him to the king.
They were taught that the only proper delivery method was hand delivery by a footman who could return with the response.
The game is played on a simple 6×6 grid, and each player starts with their Duke and two Footmen.
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FOOTMAN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footman for English Language Learners
: a male servant who lets visitors into a house and serves food at the dinner table
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