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Edward VIII

Later known as Duke of Windsor. 1894-1972.
King of Great Britain and Ireland (1936) who precipitated a constitutional crisis by his determination to marry Wallis Warfield Simpson, an American who had been divorced. He abdicated, married (1937), and spent much of the rest of his life in France.

Edward VIII

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(Biography) 1894–1972, king of Great Britain and Ireland in 1936; son of George V and brother of George VI. He abdicated in order to marry an American divorcée, Mrs Wallis Simpson (1896–1986); created Duke of Windsor (1937)
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Noun1.Edward VIII - King of England and Ireland in 1936Edward VIII - 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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When the future Edward VIII stepped out into the impoverished surroundings of Winlaton and High Spen, Gateshead, it would have seemed utterly alien to a man brought up amidst the enormous privilege the Royal Family of the early 20th century enjoyed.