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date: 12 December 2019

abdication crisis, 1936. 

Source:
A Dictionary of British History
Author(s):

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

A constitutional scandale stemming from the determination of Edward VIII to marry Mrs Wallis *Simpson, an American lady who had divorced her first husband and was about to divorce her second. At first Edward hoped that he might enter into morganatic marriage. ... ...

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