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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:

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Political: Constituency, Epping [Essex]: correspondence A-B., Jan 1936 - Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 7/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir James Hawkey, Vice-Chairman of Epping Division Conservative Association (8); Vyvyan Adams [MP for West Leeds, Yorkshire] on speaking in WSC's constituency; Katharine, Duchess of Atholl, on Indian and German affairs; E R Broadridge on medical treatment for her daughter (5); Sir Kingsley Wood [Minister of Health] on the Broadridge case.Other subjects include: the abdication crisis; pacifism; local housing and environmental matters; pension and employment queries...
Dates: Jan 1936 - Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Public and Political: General: Correspondence., 17 Nov 1936 - 26 Feb 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/294
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Cecil of Chelwood [President, League of Nations Union, earlier Lord Robert Cecil] on signatories to [?] a declaration by the union; Marie Belloc Lowndes [Marie Lowndes] on the effect of the press campaign by William Randolph Hearst on behalf of the Duke of Windsor [earlier King Edward VIII and Edward, Prince of Wales] and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor [earlier Wallis Simpson] during the Abdication Crisis; Yvonne de Rothschild, asking WSC to support an appeal for...
Dates: 17 Nov 1936 - 26 Feb 1937
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Speeches: House of Commons: speech notes and source material., 28 Jul 1936 - 10 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/119A-B
Scope and Contents Notes for WSC's speeches (28 and 29 July, Secret Defence Deputation to the Prime Minister [Stanley Baldwin]) on the relative strengths of the British and German air forces, the war making capacity of British and German industry, British air training facilities, and German power to bomb British cities.Notes for WSC's speech (5 November) on supporting the League of Nations, collective security, and policy towards Germany and Italy. Published: Complete Speeches VI pp 5800-4.Notes for WSC's...
Dates: 28 Jul 1936 - 10 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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