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



  • Existence: 1894 - 1972

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


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.

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