Duke of Windsor


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Noun1.Duke of Windsor - King of England and Ireland in 1936Duke of Windsor - King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
House of Windsor, Windsor - the British royal family since 1917
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The Duke of Windsor was abdicated of the throne after choosing to marry Simpson.
The lonesome, romantic figure of the Duke of Windsor has a vicious wit and is imagined as a vicious royal.
WINSTON Churchill sought to block the release of secret Second World War documents revealing Nazi plans to install the Duke of Windsor as king in the event of a successful German invasion, according to newly-released government files.
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.
1937: The Duke of Windsor, the abdicated King Edward VIII, married Mrs Wallis Warfield Simpson in France.
But he had well-known friends in very powerful places including Charlie Chaplin, Lawrence of Arabia, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson.
PREVIOUSLY unseen photographs of the wedding of the Duke of Windsor to Wallis Simpson are to go under the hammer.
QI have recently acquired an autographed photo of Edward the Duke of Windsor and Wallis the Duchess of Windsor.
PHOTOGRAPHS showing the Queen's uncle the Duke of Windsor apparently giving a Nazi salute have failed to sell at auction.
There have been questions about her great uncle the Duke of Windsor and Nazism - but never her, her mother or father.
1972: Doctors say the Duke of Windsor must remain in his bedroom throughout the Queen's visit to his home in Paris.
The former Bomber Command flight lieutenant was a war hero, former personal bodyguard to ex-King the Duke of Windsor and, a supreme spycatcher, the Mirror reported.