Duke of Windsor was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 8 March 1937 for the former monarch Edward VIII , following his abdication on 11 December 1936. The dukedom takes its name from the town where Windsor Castle , a residence of English monarchs since the time of Henry I , following the Norman Conquest , is situated.
According to the memoirs of a friend, Loelia, Duchess of Westminster, Prince George's brother, the Duke of Windsor, believed that the son was Michael Temple Canfield (1926–1969), the adopted son of American publisher Cass Canfield – and the first husband of Lee Radziwill, sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (9 August 1914 – 26 April 1943) was a member of the British Royal Family. He was the only child of Prince Arthur of Connaught and Princess Alexandra, 2nd Duchess of Fife .
Nov 12, 2022 · Sydney Johnson was brought to Windsor palace by the Duke of Windsor or King Edward VIII after he became King, and after the latter’s death, Sydney met Mohammed Al Fayed at the Ritz Hotel in Paris. Being the valet to the King, Mohamed got him back to England as a companion who educated the Harrods owner on English culture.
The Duke and Duchess initially lived at Nottingham Cottage in London, on the grounds of Kensington Palace. They then moved to Frogmore Cottage in the Home Park of Windsor Castle .   The Crown Estate refurbished the cottage at a cost of £2.4 million, paid out of the Sovereign Grant , with the Duke later reimbursing expenses beyond ...
Am 23. Juli 1986 heiratete Prinz Andrew Sarah Ferguson, die zweite Tochter des Majors Ronald Ferguson, in der Westminster Abbey.Anlässlich seiner Hochzeit verlieh die Königin ihm die Titel Duke of York, Earl of Inverness und Baron Killyleagh; diese waren zuletzt von seinem Urgroßvater mütterlicherseits, König Georg V., und seinem Großvater mütterlicherseits, König Georg VI., getragen ...
The future George VI was born at York Cottage, on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, during the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria. His father was Prince George, Duke of York (later King George V), the second and only surviving son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra).