The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson And The Hidden Politics Of The Abdication Crisis by Adrian PhillipsThe King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson And The Hidden Politics Of The Abdication Crisis by Adrian Phillips

The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson And The Hidden Politics Of The Abdication Crisis

byAdrian Phillips

Hardcover | June 30, 2017

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In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire arose when Edward VIII proposed to marry Wallis Simpson, an American socialite who was divorced from her first husband and was pursuing the divorce of her second. The crisis led to the King's abdication in December of that year. Adrian Phillips reveals the harsh realities of how government responds when a monarch steps out of line, and describes the battles in Westminster and Whitehall that settled the fate of King and Mrs. Simpson.Adrian Phillips worked as an investment analyst in London and Frankfurt for twenty-five years. He has a postgraduate Masters in modern history from Birmingham University.
Adrian Phillips: Adrian Phillips worked as an investment analyst in London and Frankfurt r twenty-five years before taking a postgraduate Masters in modern history at Birmingham University, specialising on the policy machinery at 10, Downing Street during the 1930s.
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Title:The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson And The Hidden Politics Of The Abdication CrisisFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 9.5 × 6.38 × 1.25 inPublished:June 30, 2017Publisher:Biteback PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1785900250

ISBN - 13:9781785900259

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