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Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

October 27, 2019 11:00 pm0 comments
Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

Edward VIII became King of Great Britain on 20 January 1936 when his father George V died. He was determined to marry his mistress, Mrs Wallis Simpson, and told Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin on 16 November. Baldwin was horrified. Mrs Simpson was a commoner, an American and she was divorcing […]

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