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The Nazis' Choice for King and Queen

A wedding photo of the former King Edward VIII and divorcée Mrs Wallis Simpson, now the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, on  the 3rd of June 1937. 34 more words



Never before have we seen such a blatant act of congressional irresponsibility.

After 48 or so “hearings” that wantonly consumed the time of expert resource persons, stakeholders and ordinary citizens, the ad hoc committee on the BBL simply trashed all inputs and all insights gathered, railroading the “Palace version” of the bill past the committee level. 881 more words


SE39 Week 10 - Uncrowned Kings Part II

This is the conclusion to the Uncrowned Kings two parter. Go read the first one if you haven’t already. Today we’re talking about…

Edward VIII… 999 more words

One From the Archive: 'Abdication' by Juliet Nicolson **

First published in July 2012.

Abdication is the first work of fiction by historian Juliet Nicolson. The novel is set in a turbulent time, in which Edward VIII has been crowned as the new king of England after the death of his predecessor George V. 629 more words

Heirs and Spares

It’s been a while since I have blogged as I have been hard at work writing a book on the Queen for the Pocket Giants Series… 767 more words



Abdication and the Human Enhancement Revolution.

By Robert A. Foster

Is the act of walking away from one’s responsibilities that were put under their care. This is when a monarch, such as a King or Queen gives up or relinquished his or her office and power. 1,633 more words

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Sharpe's Revenge: a review

As the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo approaches this June, it would be a good time to revisit Sharpe’s Revenge: the penultimate novel that sets the stage for British rifleman Richard Sharpe’s final years as a soldier and officer during the Napoleonic Wars. 622 more words