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|Death||37 years ago|
|Date of birth||June 19,1896|
|Born||Blue Ridge Summit|
|Date of died||April 24,1986|
|Died||Bois De Boulogne|
|Buried||Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore|
|Earl Winfield Spencer Jr.|
|Books||The Heart Has Its Reasons: The Memoirs of the Duchess of Windsor|
|Date of burial||April 29, 1986|
|Teackle Wallis Warfield|
|Place of burial||Royal Burial Ground, Frogmore|
|Grandparents||Henry Mactier Warfield|
|William Latane Montague|
|Sallie Howard Love|
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|Date of Upd.|
Wallis Simpson Life story
Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, was an American socialite and wife of the former King Edward VIII. Their intention to marry and her status as a divorcée caused a constitutional crisis that led to Edward's abdication. Wallis grew up in Baltimore, Maryland.
Coronation invitations through the ages
... Preparations were well under way by the time he abdicated over his proposed marriage to Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee...
Obituary: Queen Elizabeth II
... However, his choice of wife, the twice-divorced American Wallis Simpson, was deemed to be unacceptable on political and religious grounds...
The mystery of the home where the Queen was born
... The abdication crisis of 1936 had seen her father take the throne as George VI, following his brother Edward VIII s planned marriage to an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson...
Wallis Simpson hard lessons for Harry and Meghan
... In Harry and Megan, some royal watchers see echoes of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, the couple at the heart of the abdication crisis in eight decades...
Collector pays UK-record £1m for rare coin
... the reverse of The coin was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci It was ready for the strike, the resignation in January 1937, but the month-on-month the king, in order to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson...
Prince Harry and Meghan 'step back': your questions answered
... similar to the Harry and Meghan compared the situation to the Duke of Windsor and Mrs Simpson? Jennifer Rogers Wallis Simpson was an American divorcee woman like Meghan Markle...
Prince Harry and Megan take a step back, as senior royals
... And he compared the movement to Edward VIII abdication in 1936 to marry twice divorced American Wallis Simpson...
... December 1936 thus became the dramatic turning point in this scenario when her Uncle David, King Edward VIII, stunned the world and his family by abdicating the throne to marry Wallis Simpson, his divorcée American mistress - throwing the 10-year-old Elizabeth into the direct line of succession...