Edward VIII abdicou do trono do Reino Unido em Dezembro de 1936 para poder se casar com Wallis Simpson, uma socialite norte-americana previamente casada e divorciada duas vezes. Foi um grande escândalo na época. Ele é o tio da Rainha Elizabeth II. http://www.noivacomclasse.com/2011_10_01_archive.html
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.
Wallis Simpson and the ex-King Edward.
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor at the Gala à l'Orangerie ball at the Château de Versailles, in June 1953. Wallis Simpson wears an amethyst, turquoises and diamond necklace made in 1947 by Cartier.
Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor in Seaman Schepps jewelry - earrings with pearls
Andrea Riseborough plays Wallis Simpson in the film W.E. which is out next Friday
Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. "My husband gave up everything for me. I'm not a beautiful woman. I'm nothing to look at, so the only thing I can do is dress better than anyone else." ...and she did, in the finest Paris couture.