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King Albert Edward VII Saxe-Coburg of England
(1841-1910)
Alexandra Caroline Mary Charlotte of Denmark
(1844-1925)
Duke Francis of Teck
(1837-1900)
Mary Adelaide
(1833-1897)
George Frederick Ernest Albert V Saxe-Coburg
(1865-1936)
Mary Teck
(1867-1953)
King Edward VIII Windsor of England
(1894-1972)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Wallis Warfield Simpson

King Edward VIII Windsor of England 1

  • Born: 23 Jun 1894, Richmond, Surrey
  • Marriage: Wallis Warfield Simpson on 3 Jun 1937
  • Died: 28 May 1972, Paris aged 77

bullet   Another name for Edward was Duke Edward Windsor of Windsor.

bullet  General Notes:

Edward VIII, was only King of England for 326 days when he created a royal
scandal, abdicating the throne to his brother, in order to marry the twice
divorced Wallis Warfield Simpson. He was then created the Duke of Windsor
and he resided in France with his wife. They had no children. He served
Britain in WWII, was governor of the Bahamas, and wrote his memoirs which
became films.

bullet  Noted events in his life were:



Knighted: Knight of the Garter.



Residence: Great Britain, 1894.

Ruled: King of England, 1936. Abdicated 1936.



Residence: France, 1972.


Edward married Wallis Warfield Simpson, daughter of Teakle Wallis Warfield Simpson and Unknown, on 3 Jun 1937. (Wallis Warfield Simpson was born in 1896 and died in 1986.)


Sources


1 Imported Gedcom File, "Family Tree Designer Program"; Imported Gedcom File.

2 Imported Gedcom File, "Family Tree Designer Program".



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