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George VI gilt writing set hated by Queen Mother because it was gift from Edward sells for just £5,000

Edward VIII abdicated in 1936 to marry divorcee Wallis Simpson. He was known as the Duke of Windsor.

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The Reluctant King. Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George (1895--1952), 2nd son of King George V of England and the one his father wanted to succeed him. That wish came true when Albert's older brother, King Edward VIII, abdicated, paving the way for Prince Albert to become King George VI. Painted by Meredith Frampton R.A. (1894-1984). He served in The Artists Rifles in WWI.

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The Prince of Wales with his grandmother, Queen Alexandra

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MI5 tapped phones of King Edward VIII and his brother amid abdication crisis, a new book claims

MI5 tapped phones of King Edward VIII and his brother amid abdication crisis, a…

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Edward VIII (King of Great Britain, later Duke of Windsor, 1894-1972) Portrait photograph by Hugh Cecil. I think he looks a little like David Bowie.

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A young Princess Mary in Scotland with the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York. From The Illustrated London News Wedding Number (on the occasion of her marriage to Viscount Lascelles), March 4, 1922. Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles lived at Goldsborough Hall throughout the 1920s.

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Four Generations of British Sovereigns. Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King…

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King George V, the future Edward VIII, Duke of York.

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