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Edward VIII

Author: Frances Lonsdale Donaldson, Lady.
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1975]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Donaldson, Frances Lonsdale, Lady.
Edward VIII.
Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1975]
(OCoLC)557774109
Named Person: Edward Windsor, Duke of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Lonsdale Donaldson, Lady.
ISBN: 0397007655 9780397007653
OCLC Number: 1130063
Description: 477 pages [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Navy --
Oxford --
First world war --
The prince in love --
The first tours --
India --
The prince at home --
Abroad --
'No doubt of the young man's capacity for goodness' --
Wallis Warfield --
Mrs. Simpson --
King Edward --
The king and Nazi Germany --
The Nahlin --
The divorce --
The letter --
'Something must be done' --
The Morganatic marriage proposal --
The press breaks silence --
A king's party? --
The last days --
After the abdication --
Schloss Enzesfeld --
The wedding --
The Duke of Windsor visits Germany --
Married life --
The war --
Encounter with the Germans --
The Bahamas --
The exile --
The homecoming --
Abdication message of Edward VIII.
Responsibility: by Frances Donaldson.

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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.

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