Jul 31, 2016 · On December 11, 1936, Edward VIII, who reigned as King of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Emperor of India, abdicated after reigning for only 326 days in order to marry the woman he truly loved, the two-time American divorcee Wallis Warfield Simpson.
Feb 13, 2018 · In the weeks following King Edward VIII's abdication, Wallis Simpson was simultaneously ostracized by society and hounded by the press—even in France, where she had decamped to avoid scrutiny ...
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Jan 12, 2020 · King Edward VIII’s last act in his 326-day reign was signing his own abdication. He was stripped of “His Royal Highness” status, and demoted to the Duke of Windsor. Edward and Simpson moved ...
Dec 10, 2016 · Edward's abdication made life very different for the Duke and Duchess of York, pictured here in the 1930s with their daughters Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret ( Image: Daily Mirror)
Mar 16, 2021 · Wallis is seen smiling with American-born shipbroker Ernest Simpson during a visit to her and Edward VIII's French country home in the mid-1950s, some 20 years after the abdication crisis.
Apr 23, 2021 · King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson - the American actress divorcee whom he famously abdicated to marry - left England in a scandal of their own, following his decision to renounce the throne in 1936.