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The Girl With The Widow's Peak

Before the war started you could choose between four great balls every night, rivalling each other in luxury and grandeur. There was a court ball every summer and London tingled.

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Fact of the day: 3rd June

On this day in 1937 The Duke of Windsor married Wallis Simpson.

Edward became king when his father died in early 1936. He showed impatience with court protocol, and politicians were concerned by his apparent disregard for established constitutional conventions. 172 more words

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