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Duke of Windsor


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  • n. King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)


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  • Edward was given the title the Duke of Windsor and he married Mrs Simpson.

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  • Fox Photos/Getty Images 1930: The Duke of Windsor wore a wide-spread Windsor collar to match his famously large Windsor tie knot.

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  • One assignment sends Mountstuart to the Bahamas in the guise of a naval officer, where he keeps tabs on the islands' governor, the former Edward VIII and now Duke of Windsor.

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  • The style of the Duke of Windsor remains a minefield of inspirations for many designers to this day and it'll be great to see Prince William's interpretation.

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  • Her stammering father, George VI, never expected to be king—the throne was thrust upon him by his brother, called David (by the family), Edward VIII (briefly) and the Duke of Windsor (when he gave up his country for the woman he loved).

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  • They howled at the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson, at Brad and Angie.

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  • Big wigs, odd ducks and enduring product mascots have all been identified by them—from the Duke of Windsor and Winston Churchill to Uncle Sam, the New Yorker's Eustace Tilley, Mr. Peanut and the Monopoly man.

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  • Simpson was a socialite from Baltimore whose third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, abdicated the British throne to marry her in 1936.

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  • He caused more trouble, snapping the Queen apparently walking out with the abdicated outcast Duke of Windsor.

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  • And so along comes Ralph Lauren who says, wait a minute, let's not live as if we were sort of third string Vegas performers, let's live as if we were the Duke of Windsor.

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