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Behind every strong man stands a strong woman, the adage runs. It would perhaps be overly generous to label either Edward VIII or George VI a Hercules, but their respective wives were certainly clashing colossi, engaged in a titanic struggle that outlasted the Second World War, and which briefly threatened to alter its course dramatically. The story of the abdication ...more
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Larry
Jan 16, 2012 Larry rated it really liked it
Good gossip but it's about family dynamics in the House of Windsor during the abdication crisis when Edward VIII chose to leave the throne to marry Wallis Warfield Simpson. The only fairly new information is in the last two chapters and even then it is sketchy. The "battle royal" is only in the last two chapters as they explain what happened after Edward VIII abdicated and the rift that widened between the new king and the old king. Like so many family disputes, it was mostly about position and ...more
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