Edward VIII

The Ghastly Truth

Selfish, shallow and snobbish? The long post-Abdication lives of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

Edward VIII: A Prince in the Promised Land

At the end of the First World War, the British monarchy sought to strengthen bonds across the English-speaking world. Frank Prochaska discusses the ambassadorial role played by Edward, Prince of Wales, in the United States.

Playing the King

George Bernard Shaw influenced the Abdication Crisis with a short play that has been forgotten in the last seventy years.