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Three of King George V's children: Princess Mary (his only daughter), Prince Albert (George VI) and Prince Edward (Edward VIII).

Three of King George V's children: Princess Mary (his only daughter), Prince Albert (George VI) and Prince Edward (Edward VIII).

A dapper portrait of Edward, duke of Windsor by William Orpen. A terrific portrait of a well-dressed fool.

Post Tenebras, Lux .

A dapper portrait of Edward, duke of Windsor by William Orpen.

John Archibald Alexander Berrie 1887 1962 Portrait of Edward Prince of Wales…

John Archibald Alexander Berrie 1887 1962 Portrait Of Edward Prince Of Wales, Later King Edward Viii And The Duke Of Windsor, 1894 -1972 | 173344

John Archibald Alexander Berrie 1887 1962 Portrait of Edward Prince of Wales…

Edward VIII, also known as the Prince of Wales in his early life, was a style icon of his era. His sartorial prowess and irreverence toward the stuffy ways of the British Monarchy, make him Darzi's Man of the Week.

Secret letter reveals royal ladies' man Prince Edward VIII was besotted with mistress

ROYAL playboy Edward VIII’s reckless weakness for risky affairs has been laid bare in an extraordinary expletive-ridden letter to a mistress long before he abdicated the throne to wed divorcee Wallis Simpson.

QUEEN MARY’S CHRISTMAS CARD: Duke of Kent, Prince of Wales, Duke of York, Duke of Gloucester. The Queen kept this photograph on her desk at Malborough House until her death.

“My friend, with thee to live alone Me thinks was better than to own A crown, a sceptre, and a throne.” — Alfred, Lord Tennyson from ‘To the Queen,’ Idylls of the King. The Duke of Windsor wrote these lines on his personalised stationary and gave it to his wife apparently. She kept it on her bedside table. Very fitting.

King Edward VIII

Edward VIII (from The Black Tie Guide)

King Edward VIII, 1924: Edward was still known as the Prince of Wales at age 30, still a dozen years from inheriting the throne from his father. He had earned his country’s respect with his service in the First World War, earning the Military Cross with his treks to the front lines to visit troops. He was also stubbornly single, settling for a variety of affairs instead of a wife.

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Edward VIII, when Prince of Wales, in his Robes of the Order of the Garter.

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langoaurelian: “ Edward VIII, when Prince of Wales, in his Robes of the Order of the Garter. ”

Edward Prince of Wales | Edward the Prince of Wales wearing traditional clothing during his ...

Edward, the Prince of Wales , wearing traditional clothing during his...

Edward, the Prince of Wales , wearing traditional clothing during his tour of Japan. He abdicated in 1936 and was known as the Duke of Windsor from then on.

David Prince of Wales with mistress Thelma Morgan Furness. Twin sister of Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt. She asked her friend Wallis to take care of David while she was away ... the rest is history.

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When Edward VIII visited Royal Lodge, bringing his mistress Mrs Simpson, she looked out of the window and pronounced that some trees and part of a hill might be moved for a better view

I tried a TV remote but ringing for a servant is so much easier!

On September 9, the Queen becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. But how well do we really know the Windsors? THOMAS BLAIKIE reveals some surprisingly informal anecdotes...

Edward VIII surrounded by heralds of the College of Arms prior to his only State Opening of Parliament, 3 November 1936

Edward VIII surrounded by heralds of the College of Arms prior to his only State Opening of Parliament, 3 November 1936