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Prince of Wales proclaimed King Edward VIII
LONDON, Jan. 21, 1936 (UP) -- His face bearing the marks of grief for his dead father, Edward Albert, Prince of Wales, was formally proclaimed King Edward VIII today by the Privy Council.
Mrs. Simpson granted divorce; public barred from proceedings
IPSWICH, England, Oct. 27, 1936 (UP) - Mrs. Ernest Simpson, American friend of King Edward VIII, obtained a swift divorce in the small, dingy Ipswich Court today. The public was barred from the courtroom at the last minute.
Transcript of Testimony at Simpson Divorce Trial
IPSWICH, Oct. 27, 1936 (UP) - Following is the stenographic report of the Simpson divorce hearing today:
Baldwin expected to resign whether Edward abdicates or not
LONDON, Dec. 8, 1936 (UP) - Whoever wins in the King's romance with Mrs. Wallis Simpson, Prime Minister Baldwin in the end is expected to lose.
King Edward to make announcement tomorrow; rumors of abdication
LONDON, Dec. 9, 1936 (UP) -- Prime Minister Baldwin, with the country and the world waiting in painful suspense to hear confirmation or repudiation of a belief that King Edward had decided to abdicate, told Commons today that he could not make an announcement before tomorrow.
Lord Kent with King most of night; cousin a visitor
VIRGINIA WATER, England, Dec. 9, 1936 (UP) - The main gates of old Fort Belvedere swung open today and an automobile bearing Walter Turner Monckton, King Edward's Attorney General, raced over the icy road toward London. A few minutes later another car sped out, bearing Sir Godfrey Thomas, the King's assistant private secretary.
George Bernard Shaw: Edward should stick to his guns
LONDON, Dec. 9, 1936 (UP) - George Bernard Shaw said today that if King Edward "stuck to his guns" he would win his fight to marry the woman of his choice.
Edward's abdication stuns the empire
By WEBB MILLER, United Press Staff Correspondent
LONDON, Dec. 10, 1936 (UP) - Edward VIII, thirty-eighth King of England, abdicated today for love of an American woman.
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