Once a King: The Lost Memoir of Edward VIII (Hardcover)

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Using never before seen sources, Once a King is a fresh, revelatory and gripping insight into the Duke of Windsor - King Edward VIII - who gave up the throne to marry the woman he loved, twice divorced American Wallis Simpson.

Considering Edward VIII's travels and interests as Prince of Wales as well as his relationship with Wallis Simpson and the course of events leading up to his abdication and subsequent exile, Once a King offers a previously unexplored lens through which we encounter first-hand the hitherto concealed subtlety and raw emotion of two of the twentieth century's most iconic Royal figures: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
 

About the Author


Jane Marguerite Tippett grew up outside Philadelphia and studied at the Universities of Delaware and Oxford. She has worked as a consultant archivist and fine art curator to families and institutions in New York, London and Paris. She lives between London and New York.
 
Product Details
ISBN: 9781399723930
ISBN-10: 1399723936
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 320
Language: English