Duke of Windsor

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King of England and Ireland in 1936

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Edward, the Duke of Windsor, who abdicated in favor of love, as Wallis Simpson would remind him, threatened to be a major character in the person of Alex Jennings.
The Duke of Windsor was not actually crowned and his reign lasted just 325 days.
In 2002, a formerly secret FBI dossier revealed that the Americans spied on the Duke of Windsor after he became Governor of the Bahamas in August 1940.
1 On June 3rd 1937, the Duke of Windsor married American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
Together with the exiled Duke of Windsor and the many collaborators-inwaiting lurking among the British establishment, the duke was willing the failure of Churchill and the British war effort.
In a 1959 collection, The Jump Book, he took a leap into the lighthearted, charming almost 200 midcentury luminaries, including Marilyn Monroe, the Duke of Windsor, and politician Adlai Stevenson, into being photographed at their most discomposed: while jumping.
It was hoped by city officials that a future visit by the king and the Duke of Windsor would officially acknowledge the naming of the park.
The King's elder brother and predecessor, the Duke of Windsor, arrived at Southampton on the 13th aboard the Queen Mary.
There's also a chapter devoted to the Windsor, which the authors tell us was not designed or even worn by the Duke of Windsor, but an American invention favored by Frank Sinatra.
He dressed in the 1930s style made famous by the trend-setting Duke of Windsor.
It is said that the Duke of Windsor favored formal wear of midnight blue, partly to match his blue eyes, but also because he had seen that black appears turbid in black and white photographs, while blue seems crisp.
in the Duke of Windsor Room and will be available for one-on-one meetings during the conference.
Messages also showed conversations in which the Duke of Windsor, who abdicated in 1936 to marry Wallis Simpson, reportedly told Nazi agents he was unhappy with the British government and the King, his brother George VI.
1986: The Duchess of Windsor, the American widow of Edward, Duke of Windsor, died in Paris, aged 89.
PHOTOGRAPHS showing the Queen's uncle the Duke of Windsor giving a Nazi salute have failed to sell at auction.