Edward David and Wallis Simpson

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Title

Edward David and Wallis Simpson

Subject

British Politics

Description

Prince Edward VIII (1894-1972) and his new wife Wallis Simpson (1896-1986), also known as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, on their wedding day. He was the King of Great Britain from January to December 1936. He intended to marry Simpson, a divorcee, but the Church of England would not recognize the marriage, and Edward was forced to abdicate the throne to his brother, George VI.

Creator

Eileen R. Dennis

Source

Brown Studio Collection

Publisher

Hofstra University

Date

June 3, 1937

Contributor

Scott Brown

Format

Photograph

Identifier

064 of 354

Files

Duke & Duchess of Windsor on Wedding Day in France.jpg

Citation

Eileen R. Dennis, “Edward David and Wallis Simpson,” Hofstra University Library Special Collections: Digital Collections, accessed May 23, 2024, https://omeka.hofstra.edu/items/show/3527.

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