WINDSORS:

Edward the Eighth, 1936.

Duke of Windsor (after abdication)

BORN: 23 June 1894, White Lodge Richmond, Surrey.
PARENTS: George V (1865 - 1936),
Mary of Teck (1867 - 1953).
MARRIED: Wallis Warfield Simpson (1896 - 1986),
3 June 1937, Château de Candé, Maine-et-Loire, France.
ACCEDED: 20 January 1936
CROWNED: Never crowned.
(abdicated: 11 December 1936)
DIED: 28 May 1972,
Bois de Boulogne, Paris.
INTERRED: Frogmore, Windsor, Berkshire.
CHILDREN: None

COEVAL
PERSONS:
Prime Ministers:
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative)

Archbishops of Canterbury:
Cosmo Gordon Lang

NOTABLE
EVENTS:
Abdication Crisis, 1936.

MULTIMEDIA: Contemporaneous news report by Alvar Liddell, announcing the abdication of Edward VIII in December 1936.
BBC [opens new window].
Photograph of Edward the Eighth