This Day in History Entry #330

June 3rd, 2015 by Wordsman

Ed’s proposal caused many to frown
Leaving one way to calm them all down
And when push came to shove
He decided on love
As he gave to his brother his crown

Event: The Duke of Windsor (formerly King Edward VIII) marries Wallis Simpson
Year: 1937
Learn more: Edward VIII
Wallis Simpson
Edward VIII Abdication Crisis

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  1. A Fan Says:

    Yes, but he really wasn’t a very nice guy. Plus, kind of a Nazi sympathizer. The brother was definitely a better deal for Britain. (Although normally I would prefer Guy Pierce over Colin Firth every time.)

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