Edward VIII abdication crisis
In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire was caused by King-Emperor Edward VIII's proposal to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was ...
Edward VIII abdication crisis - Wikipedia
Lucy Baldwin, Countess Baldwin of Bewdley
Lucy "Cissie" Baldwin, Countess Baldwin of Bewdley, (19 June 1869 – 17 June 1945) was an English writer and activist for maternity health. From 1892 to her death in 1945, she was the wife of St...
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1937 for the Conservative politician Stanley Baldwin. He was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1923 t...
King George VI Coronation Medal
The King George VI Coronation Medal was a commemorative medal made to celebrate the coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
For Coronation and Jubilee medals, the practice up until 1977 ...
King George VI Coronation Medal - Wikipedia
The bomber will always get through
The bomber will always get through was a phrase used by Stanley Baldwin in 1932, in the speech "A Fear for the Future" to the British Parliament. He and others believed that, regardless of air defence...
Wedding dress of Wallis Warfield
The wedding dress of Wallis Warfield (previously known as Wallis Simpson) was the bridal gown worn by Wallis, Duchess of Windsor at her marriage to Edward, Duke of Windsor on 3 June 1937 at the Châtea...
Wedding dress of Wallis Warfield - Wikipedia
Ernest Aldrich Simpson
Ernest Aldrich Simpson (6 May 1897 – 30 November 1958) was an American-born naturalized British shipping executive best known as the second husband of Wallis Simpson. He was a partner with the City sh...
Ernest Aldrich Simpson - Wikipedia
Stanley Baldwin
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, (3 August 1867 – 14 December 1947) was a British Conservative politician, who dominated the government in his country between the two worl...
Stanley Baldwin - Wikipedia
Carlton Club meeting
The Carlton Club meeting, on 19 October 1922, was a formal meeting of Members of Parliament who belonged to the Conservative Party, called to discuss whether the party should remain in government in c...
Carlton Club meeting - Wikipedia
Villa Windsor
The 'Villa Windsor' is a mansion located 4 route du Champ d'Entraînement, Paris, within the Bois de Boulogne close to Neuilly-sur-Seine. The house is owned by the city of Paris and was the Paris home ...
Michael Joseph Savage
Michael Joseph Savage (23 March 1872 – 27 March 1940) was the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. He is commonly known as the architect of the welfare state and is constantly regarded as one o...
Michael Joseph Savage - Wikipedia
A King's Story
A King's Story is a 1965 British documentary film directed by Harry Booth about the life of King Edward VIII, from his birth until abdication in 1936. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best D...
Operation Willi
Operation Willi was the German code name for the unsuccessful attempt by the SS to kidnap Edward, Duke of Windsor in July 1940 and induce him to work with German dictator Adolf Hitler for either a pea...
Royal Succession Bills and Acts
Royal Succession Bills and Acts are pieces of (proposed) legislation to determine the legal line of succession to the Monarchy of the United Kingdom.A Succession to the Crown Bill is a proposed piece ...
Royal Succession Bills and Acts - Wikipedia
The King's Speech
The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an Austr...
The King's Speech - Wikipedia
Bertie and Elizabeth
Bertie & Elizabeth is a 2002 television film produced by Carlton Television. The film explores the relationship between King George VI and his wife Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother from their ver...
Bertie and Elizabeth - Wikipedia
1924 vote of no confidence against the government of Stanley Baldwin
The 1924 vote of no confidence against the government of Stanley Baldwin was a vote of no confidence against Conservative Party leader Stanley Baldwin. After an election in December 1923 the Conservat...
1924 vote of no confidence against the government of Stanley Baldwin - Wikipedia
Conservative Government 1922–24
The Conservative government of the United Kingdom that began in 1922 and ended in 1924 consisted of two ministries: the Bonar Law Ministry and then the First Baldwin Ministry.
Conservative Government 1922–24 - Wikipedia
Succession to the Throne Act 1937
The Succession to the Throne Act (1 Geo. VI, c.16) is the act of the Canadian parliament that ratified the Cabinet's consent to His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936, an act of the United K...
His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936
His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936 (1 Edw. 8 & 1 Geo. 6 c. 3) was the Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that recognised and ratified the abdication of King Edward VIII and ...
Second Baldwin ministry
Stanley Baldwin, a member of the Conservative Party, formed the Second Baldwin Ministry as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the 1924 general election. His second ministry ended after the so-...
Second Baldwin ministry - Wikipedia
Cultural depictions of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom
There have been a number of depictions of King Edward VIII in popular culture, both biographical and fictional, following his abdication in 1936.
Cultural depictions of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was the wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. She was Queen con...
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother - Wikipedia
Wallis Simpson
Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (previously Wallis Simpson and Wallis Spencer, born Bessie Wallis Warfield; 19 June 1896 – 24 April 1986) was an American socialite. Her third husband, Prince Edward, Duke ...
Wallis Simpson - Wikipedia
The Woman He Loved
The Woman He Loved is a 1988 HTV romantic drama television about the abdication of Edward VIII. Directed by Charles Jarrott, it stars Anthony Andrews, Jane Seymour and Olivia de Havilland. Jane Seymou...