Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896 – 24 April 1986), known as Wallis Simpson, was an American socialite and wife of the Duke of Windsor, the former King-Emperor Edward VIII. Their intention to marry and her status as a divorcée caused a constitutional crisis that led to Edward's abdication.
Wallis Simpson in 1936 Wallis Warfield ( Blue Ridge Summit ( Pennsylvania ), 19 juni 1896 - Parijs , 24 april 1986 ), geboren als Bessie Wallis Warfield en tijdens haar tweede huwelijk bekend als Wallis Simpson , was een Amerikaanse socialite .
Nov 28, 2017 · Simpson was born Bessie Wallis Warfield on June 19, 1896, in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania. The daughter of Baltimore residents Teackle Wallis Warfield and Alice Montague, Wallis dropped her ...
Jun 19, 2013 · Wallis Simpson, American socialite who became the wife of Prince Edward, duke of Windsor (Edward VIII), after the latter had abdicated the British throne in 1936 in order to marry her, since—as a woman twice divorced—she was socially and politically unacceptable as a prospective British queen.
Wallis Simpson, nata Bessie Wallis Warfield (Blue Ridge Summit, 19 giugno 1896 – Bois de Boulogne, 24 aprile 1986), duchessa di Windsor, è stata la moglie di Edoardo VIII del Regno Unito, Duca di Windsor dopo la sua abdicazione al trono del Regno Unito.
Wallis, duquesa de Windsor, registrada al nacer como Bessie Wallis Warfield y más tarde, por matrimonio, llamada Wallis Spencer y después Wallis Simpson (19 de junio de 1896  - 24 de abril de 1986), fue una socialite estadounidense que, después de haberse divorciado dos veces, se casó en terceras nupcias con Eduardo VIII.
Feb 16, 2020 · In history's memory, Wallis Simpson is seen as the temptress who lured a ruler from his throne. Kate Williams writes that this age-old caricature of the "femme fatale" isn't accurate -- it's sexist.
Wallis Simpson led a privileged life, and, as we’ll come to see, an incredibly controversial one—and the scandal began right at the moment that she was born. See, her parents had only tied the knot in November of 1895, just seven months before their daughter’s birth.
Mar 06, 2020 · Mrs. Wallis Simpson was born Wallis Warfield on June 19, 1896, in Maryland, United States. Though Wallis came from a distinguished family in the United States, in the United Kingdom being an American was not highly regarded.
Jun 19, 2021 · Wallis Simpson (1896) Simpson was an American socialite for whom English King Edward VIII voluntarily abdicated the throne. Their relationship caused a furor in England because the Church of England at the time did not allow people with living ex-spouses to marry, and, as king, Edward was also head of the church.