Royalties similar to or like Edward VIII

King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December of that year. Wikipedia

  • George VI

    King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He became known as a symbol of British determination to win the Second World War against Germany. Wikipedia

  • George V

    King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. Third in the line of succession behind his father, Prince Albert Edward, and his own elder brother, Prince Albert Victor. Wikipedia

  • Wallis Simpson

    American socialite whose intended marriage to the British king Edward VIII caused a constitutional crisis that led to Edward's abdication. Wallis grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. Wikipedia

  • Edward VII

    King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 22 January 1901 until his death in 1910. Related to royalty throughout Europe. Wikipedia

  • Mary of Teck

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  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother

    The wife of King George VI and the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon. Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the Dominions from her husband's accession in 1936 until his death in 1952, after which she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, to avoid confusion with her daughter. Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth II

    Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Wikipedia

  • Queen Victoria

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  • Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester

    The third son and fourth child of King George V and Queen Mary. He served as Governor-General of Australia from 1945 to 1947, the only member of the British royal family to hold the post. Wikipedia

  • Alexandra of Denmark

    Queen consort of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress consort of India as the wife of King Edward VII. Chosen with the consent of the major European powers to succeed his distant cousin, Frederick VII of Denmark. Wikipedia

  • George IV of the United Kingdom

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  • Prince George, Duke of Kent

    Member of the British royal family, the fourth son of King George V and Queen Mary. The younger brother of Edward VIII and George VI. Wikipedia

  • George III of the United Kingdom

    King of Great Britain and king of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820. Concurrently Duke and prince-elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg in the Holy Roman Empire before becoming king of Hanover on 12 October 1814. Wikipedia

  • Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale

    The eldest child of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) and grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria. Second in the line of succession to the British throne, but never became king because he died before his father and grandmother. Wikipedia

  • Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll

    The sixth child and fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Strong proponent of the arts and higher education and of the feminist cause. Wikipedia

  • Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught and Strathearn

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  • Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood

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  • Albert, Prince Consort

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  • William IV of the United Kingdom

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  • Lady May Abel Smith

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  • Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein

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  • Leopold III of Belgium

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  • Victor Emmanuel III of Italy

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  • Charles I of England

    King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Born into the House of Stuart as the second son of King James VI of Scotland, but after his father inherited the English throne in 1603 , he moved to England, where he spent much of the rest of his life. Wikipedia

  • Princess Patricia of Connaught

    Granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Upon her marriage to Alexander Ramsay, she relinquished her title of a British princess and the style of Royal Highness. Wikipedia

  • Princess Marie Louise of Schleswig-Holstein

    Granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Born at Cumberland Lodge, in Windsor Great Park. Wikipedia


Sentences forEdward VIII

  • During her grandfather's reign, Elizabeth was third in the line of succession to the British throne, behind her uncle Edward and her father.Elizabeth II-Wikipedia
  • He had smoking-related health problems throughout much of his later reign and at his death was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII.George V-Wikipedia
  • In some cases, an abdication cannot occur unilaterally, but comes into effect only when approved by an act of parliament, as in the case of British King Edward VIII.Head of state-Wikipedia
  • As the second son of King George V, he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward.George VI-Wikipedia
  • Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive.Elizabeth II-Wikipedia
  • George's relationship with his eldest son and heir, Edward, deteriorated in these later years.George V-Wikipedia
  • The only voluntary abdication, that of Edward VIII, had to be authorised by a special Act of Parliament, His Majesty's Declaration of Abdication Act 1936.Monarchy of the United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • Albert was fourth in line to the throne at birth, after his grandfather, father and elder brother, Edward.George VI-Wikipedia
  • In June 1936, Walter Monckton told Churchill that the rumours that King Edward VIII intended to marry Wallis Simpson, an American already married and previously divorced, were true.Winston Churchill-Wikipedia
  • History was made on Saturday 30 April 1921 when the Prince of Wales, later to become King Edward VIII, visited Millfields Road to see the O's play Notts County.Leyton Orient F.C.-Wikipedia
  • In August 1940, the Duke of Windsor was appointed governor of the Bahamas.The Bahamas-Wikipedia
  • This so-called tradition of Sandringham Time continued until 1936, when it was abolished by Edward VIII.Edward VII-Wikipedia
  • Madonna directed her second feature film, W.E., a biographical account about the affair between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.Madonna (entertainer)-Wikipedia
  • In 1936, the suite briefly became the private apartments of the palace when King Edward VIII occupied them.Buckingham Palace-Wikipedia
  • Since the coronation in 1066 of William the Conqueror, every English and British monarch (except Edward V and Edward VIII, who were never crowned) has been crowned in Westminster Abbey.Westminster Abbey-Wikipedia
  • In 1911, the future Edward VIII underwent an investiture ceremony in Caernarfon Castle in Wales at the instigation of the Welsh politician David Lloyd George.Prince of Wales-Wikipedia
  • With the help of Edward, Prince of Wales, Ware submitted a memorandum to the Imperial War Conference in 1917 suggesting that an imperial organisation be constituted.Commonwealth War Graves Commission-Wikipedia
  • The next most senior member is the Grand Master, of whom there have been three: Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales (1917–1936); Queen Mary (1936–1953); and the current Grand Master, the Duke of Edinburgh (since 1953).Order of the British Empire-Wikipedia
  • After Edward, Prince of Wales, returned to the United Kingdom following his tour of Canada in 1919, he recounted to his father, King George V, a ditty he had heard at a border town:Prohibition in the United States-Wikipedia
  • On 2 November 1927, the A4123 New Road was opened by the then-Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) linking the city with Birmingham.Wolverhampton-Wikipedia
  • At the request of Surrey's captain Lord Dalmeny, the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII) allowed the use of his feathers on the club badge.Surrey County Cricket Club-Wikipedia
  • In 1936, her husband unexpectedly became king when his older brother, Edward VIII, abdicated in order to marry the American divorcée Wallis Simpson.Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother-Wikipedia
  • Following a suggestion by the British Army, the government appointed the National Committee for the Care of Soldiers' Graves in January 1916, with Edward, Prince of Wales agreeing to serve as president.Commonwealth War Graves Commission-Wikipedia
  • On 20 January 1936, King George V died and Albert's brother, Edward, Prince of Wales, became King Edward VIII.Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother-Wikipedia
  • George V's death in 1936 was followed by the accession of Edward VIII, who caused a public scandal by announcing his desire to marry the divorced American Wallis Simpson, even though the Church of England opposed the remarriage of divorcées.Monarchy of the United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • Whereas Churchill supported Edward VIII's wish to marry "his cutie", Wallis Simpson, Coward thought the king irresponsible, telling Churchill, "England doesn't wish for a Queen Cutie."Noël Coward-Wikipedia
  • The visit coincided with the birth of the Duke and Duchess of York's first child, the future King Edward VIII.Nicholas II of Russia-Wikipedia
  • Edward VIII did not spend much of his reign at Windsor Castle.Windsor Castle-Wikipedia
  • Sovereigns and consorts who have visited include Edward VIII as Prince of Wales in 1919, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1939, and Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, as Princess Elizabeth in 1951 and afterwards as Queen in 1959, 1978, 1987 and 2005.Saskatoon-Wikipedia
  • Accordingly, at the time of the Glorious Revolution, the English parliament acted of its own authority to name a new king and queen (the joint monarchs Mary II and William III); likewise, Edward VIII's abdication required the approval of each of the six independent realms of which he was monarch.Head of state-Wikipedia

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