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Edward VIII / by Frances Donaldson.


Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1975] .
ISBN 0397007655, 9780397007653

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George Washington
Mt. Vernon campus stacks
DA580 .D64 1975 Available Request
American
LIB stacks
DA580 .D64 Available Request
UDC
Van Ness stacks
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Van Ness stacks
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Georgetown
Off-Campus Shelving
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Subjects Great Britain -- History -- Edward VIII, 1936.
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Great Britain.
Kings and rulers.
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972.
Description 477 pages [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1975]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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.
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.
Genre Biography.
History
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1130063
(OCoLC)ocm01130063
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Donaldson, Frances Lonsdale, Lady.
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