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The Abdication, 1935-12 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/5/25

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the death of King George V and the abdication of King Edward VIII, later Edward Duke of Windsor, including: copy of the Abdication Bill; telegrams from Queen Mary and Edward VIII, thanking LSA for his condolences on the death of George V; note from LSA's memoirs on advice given to Edward VIII, not to send out a broadcast during the Abdication Crisis; press cuttings.


  • Creation: 1935-12 - 1936-12

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 152

Finding aid date

2003-09-23 15:01:55.047000+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
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