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Edward, VIII, 1894 - 1972 (King of Great Britain and Ireland, afterwards Duke of Windsor)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894 - 1972

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Papers of Admiral Sir Algernon U. Willis

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLLS
Scope and Contents

Includes material relating to Willis' naval career, including material relating to World War Two

Dates: 1905 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/296A-B
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Carl Bechhofer Roberts on subjects including his biography of WSC, and particularly the Abdication Crisis [of King Edward VIII, earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later Duke of Windsor] (2); Ivy, Lady Chamberlain; Cosmo Lang [Archbishop of Canterbury]; Anthony Eden [later 1st Lord Avon], Foreign Secretary, on a speech by WSC in a foreign affairs debate, and his tribute to the Foreign Office; 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord...
Dates: 10 Jan 1935 - 30 Jun 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
 File

Public and Political: General: telegrams on the abdication crisis, mainly supporting WSC's stance, several from the Dominions, and a celebratory calendar of King Edward VIII [earlier Edward, Prince of Wales, later the Duke of Windsor]., 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/599
Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: Louis Bromfield; Sir Reginald Banks on New Zealand opinion; [Marion] Cran; Lieutenant-Colonel [Augustus] Duke; Therese and [Walter] Richard Sickert.Other subjects include: suggestions that WSC broadcast on the crisis to Australia or the United States; Edward's health.

Dates: 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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