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"In the single year 1936 she became the most-talked-about, written-about, headlined and interest-compelling person in the world. In these respects no woman in history has ever equaled Mrs. Simpson, for no press or radio existed to spread the world news they made."

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Wallis Simpson - Duchess of Windsor was an American socialite whose third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and the Dominions, abdicated his throne to marry her in 1936.

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1935. Duke and Duchess of Windsor (Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson). Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene (B1900-D1968)

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The famous wedding dress of Wallis Simpson - ode to the non-white wedding dress

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Wallis Simpson

a young Wallis Simpson her love story with Edward was hardly that. Once he gave up the throne for her the royal family would have nothing to do with them,their social life ended, they were shunned and she had to take care of a husband dying of lung cancer. Romantic huh??

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C.Z. Guest and the Duchess of Windsor. I had to post this because their style reminds me of my Grandmother's....classic and feminine.

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Wallis Simpson, wearing the Cartier gem-set cross bracelet her future husband gave her ("My crosses to bear.").

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Young Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) (1896-1986) USA wife of King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) (1894-1972) Prince of Wales UK, Duke & Duchess of Windsor

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Andrea Riseborough as Wallis Simpson in W.E.

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