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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 30 Collections and/or Records:

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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
 File

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
 Item

(Untitled), 10 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/261/47
Scope and Contents

Letter from Philip Guedalla, Hyde Park Street, London W2 to WSC, praising WSC's stand "in the past week" [presumably on the Abdication Crisis].

Dates: 10 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/261/62
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sir Hugh Tudor, St John's Newfoundland to WSC, commenting on the international situation, particularly the Germany-Japan "anti-red agreement", the Abdication Crisis and rearmament.

Dates: 16 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/262/49
Scope and Contents

The Declaration of Abdication Bill [printed].

Dates: 10 Dec 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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