King Edward VIII

Publisher : HarperCollins UK
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ISBN : 0007481020
Pages : 672 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Philip Ziegler and published by HarperCollins UK. This book was released on 2012-02-16 with total page 672 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The authorised life story of the king who gave up his throne for love, by one of our most distinguished biographers.

King Edward VIII

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Pages : 300 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Hector Bolitho and published by . This book was released on 1937 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

King Edward VIII

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ISBN : 9780345375636
Pages : 624 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Philip Ziegler and published by Ballantine Books. This book was released on 1992-01-13 with total page 624 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Drawing on Edward VIII's diaries and love letters and on the private papers of Chamberlain, Churchill, and Baldwin, this biography reveals the man who gave up a throne for love

King Edward VIII

Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN : 0192514571
Pages : 320 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Ted Powell and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2018-08-24 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Before he fell in love with Wallis Simpson, Edward VIII had fallen in love with America. As a young Prince of Wales, Edward witnessed the birth of the American century at the end of the First World War and, captivated by the energy, confidence, and raw power of the USA as it strode onto the world stage, he paid a number of subsequent visits: surfing in Hawaii; dancing with an American shop-girl in Panama; and partying with the cream of New York society on Long Island. Eventually, of course, he fell violently in love with Wallis, a Southern belle and latter-day Scarlett O'Hara. Forceful, irreverent, and sassy, she embodied everything that Edward admired about modern America. But Edward's fascination with America was not unreciprocated. America was equally fascinated by the Prince, especially his love life, and he became an international media celebrity through newsreels, radio, and the press. Indeed, even in the decades after his abdication in 1936, Edward remained a celebrity in the US and a regular guest of Presidents and the elite of American society.

Edward VIII (Penguin Monarchs)

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ISBN : 0241196426
Pages : 160 pages
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Download or read book Edward VIII (Penguin Monarchs) written by Piers Brendon and published by Penguin UK. This book was released on 2016-04-28 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'After my death,' George V said of his eldest son and heir, 'the boy will ruin himself within twelve months.' The forecast proved uncannily accurate. Edward VIII came to the throne in January 1936, provoked a constitutional crisis by his determination to marry the American divorcée Wallis Simpson, and abdicated in December. He was never crowned king. In choosing the woman he loved over his royal birthright, Edward shook the monarchy to its foundations. Given the new title 'Duke of Windsor' and essentially sent into exile, he remained a visible skeleton in the royal cupboard until his death in 1972 and he haunts the house of Windsor to this day. Drawing on unpublished material, notably correspondence with his most loyal (though much tried) supporter Winston Churchill, Piers Brendon's superb biography traces Edward's tumultuous public and private life from bright young prince to troubled sovereign, from wartime colonial governor to sad but glittering expatriate. With pace and panache, it cuts through the myths that still surround this most controversial of modern British monarchs.

King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor

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Pages : 225 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor written by Hector Bolitho and published by . This book was released on 1954 with total page 225 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Press Clippings

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Download or read book Press Clippings written by New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs and published by . This book was released on 1936 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

King Edward VIII

Publisher : Oxford University Press
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ISBN : 0192514563
Pages : 320 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Ted Powell and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2018-08-23 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Before he fell in love with Wallis Simpson, Edward VIII had fallen in love with America. As a young Prince of Wales, Edward witnessed the birth of the American century at the end of the First World War and, captivated by the energy, confidence, and raw power of the USA as it strode onto the world stage, he paid a number of subsequent visits: surfing in Hawaii; dancing with an American shop-girl in Panama; and partying with the cream of New York society on Long Island. Eventually, of course, he fell violently in love with Wallis, a Southern belle and latter-day Scarlett O'Hara. Forceful, irreverent, and sassy, she embodied everything that Edward admired about modern America. But Edward's fascination with America was not unreciprocated. America was equally fascinated by the Prince, especially his love life, and he became an international media celebrity through newsreels, radio, and the press. Indeed, even in the decades after his abdication in 1936, Edward remained a celebrity in the US and a regular guest of Presidents and the elite of American society.

The Reign and Abdication of Edward VIII

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ISBN : 1405517107
Pages : 224 pages
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Download or read book The Reign and Abdication of Edward VIII written by Michael Bloch and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2012-05-28 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Michael Bloch gives a new twist to the oft-told story of King Edward's short reign.Drawing on a decade-long study of the King's personality, and on privileged access to his papers, he sees the King's abdication partly as the result of a plot to get rid of him by men who mistrusted his modernity and popular touch, but also explainable by the fact that he did not really want to be king or fight for his throne.

Accession Number [King George VI] and the Abdication of King Edward VIII.

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Download or read book Accession Number [King George VI] and the Abdication of King Edward VIII. written by Illustrated London News (Journal) and published by . This book was released on 1936 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

George V's Children

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ISBN : 0752473220
Pages : 192 pages
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Download or read book George V's Children written by John Van der Kiste and published by The History Press. This book was released on 2011-10-24 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The six children of King George V and Queen Mary all lived to maturity except the youngest, Prince John. The eldest, who was Prince of Wales and heir to the throne, reigned as King Edward VIII for less than a year. His infamous romance with Mrs Simpson plunged the country into the abdication crisis and led both of them into a long period of exile. King George VI, who reluctantly and unexpectedly ascended to the throne, was a shy man, handicapped by a speech impediment and a sense of his own inadequacy. However, together with his Consort, Queen Elizabeth, and the Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, he gave the nation spirited guidance throughout World War II. Both surviving younger brothers served in the armed forces during war-time. Henry, Duke of Gloucester, was Governor General of Australia from 1944-6 and crowned his military career with promotion to the rank of Field-Marshal. George, Duke of Kent, an officer in the RAF, was tragically killed on active service in 1942. The only sister, Mary, Princess Royal, worked both as a nurse, and a royal ambassador abroad. This book tells the story of the family.

King Edward VIII

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Pages : 327 pages
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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Hector Bolitho and published by . This book was released on 1937 with total page 327 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

The Abdication of King Edward VIII, December 10, 1936

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Download or read book The Abdication of King Edward VIII, December 10, 1936 written by and published by . This book was released on 1936 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:

Battle Royal

Publisher : Constable & Robinson
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Pages : 320 pages
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Download or read book Battle Royal written by Kirsty McLeod and published by Constable & Robinson. This book was released on 1999 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the story of the two eldest sons of George V - David and Bertie - who became King Edward VIII and King George VI. Their emergence into adulthood and their marriages to Wallis Simpson and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon are recounted, looking at the heart of the family itself.

Edward VIII

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Pages : 477 pages
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Download or read book Edward VIII written by Lady Frances Lonsdale Donaldson and published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. This book was released on 1975 with total page 477 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Chronicles the life of the late, enigmatic Duke of Windsor, scrutinizing his unusual upbringing, his complex and flawed character, his precipitous abdication, and his twenty-five years of embittered exile.

King Edward VIII

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Download or read book King Edward VIII written by Philip Ziegler and published by . This book was released on 2006 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A study of the life of Edward VIII, from boyhood to Prince of Wales, uncrowned King, in exile, and as Governor of the Bahamas. It also examines his relationships with George V, Queen Mary, the future George VI and Queen Elizabeth, Freda Dudley Ward, Wallis Simpson, Adolf Hitler, and Oswald Mosley.