A King's Story: The Memoirs of H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor K.G.

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Written in 1951, this is the autobiography of the late Duke of Windsor - great grandson of Queen Victoria, grandson of Edward VII, son of George V, and cousin of the German Emperor and the Czar of Russia. The book tells the story of the future king's early youth at Sandringham, his years at Naval School on the Isle of Wight, at Magdalen College, Oxford, in the army in World War I, and his tours of Canada, India, Australia, and New Zealand. Eventually he becomes king, on the death of his father. He defies the wishes of Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, when he insists on marrying Wallis Simpson, the future Duchess of Windsor. The book features his abdication, and his marriage.

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Edward VIII is one of the Princes of Wales in the present Windsor Dynasty of England. He was just like any other man who was born at the close of the 19th century. He was Queen Victoria's great ... Read full review

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An interesting and very readable story, Edward VIII's memoirs tell the story, of an heir to the throne. Edward was raised to be the King of England and he tells his story from his birth until his ... Read full review

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