The People's King: The True Story of the Abdication

Kobo ebook | August 28, 2003

bySusan Williams

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In this candid and moving account Susan Williams tells the story of what really happened to King Edward, drawing on diaries, secret documents and thousands of letters sent to Edward by the public to re-create the tragic events that led to his abdication. She reveals a hugely popular, deeply loved monarch, one whose modern ideas and sympathy for the poor so unsettled the establishment that his devotion to Wallis Simpson provided the perfect excuse to force him off the throne.

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In this candid and moving account Susan Williams tells the story of what really happened to King Edward, drawing on diaries, secret documents and thousands of letters sent to Edward by the public to re-create the tragic events that led to his abdication. She reveals a hugely popular, deeply loved monarch, one whose modern ideas and sym...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:August 28, 2003Publisher:Penguin Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141906405

ISBN - 13:9780141906409

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