His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall & York
The honorary degree of Doctor of Laws was conferred upon His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall & York by the Chancellor Sir Henry Normand MacLaurin at the Annual University of Sydney Commemoration held in the Great Hall on 31 May 1901.
Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York (later King George V and Queen Mary) were visiting Australia as part of an eight-month royal tour of the British Empire in 1901. The Duke's main task in Australia was to inaugurate the first Australian Federal Parliament in Melbourne.
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