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Wallis Simpson was a Man

By Anastasia , published on Aug 7, 2011

Well, no, she wasn’t but that pulled you in, did it not? Still, the latest research suggests that the she wasn’t quite all woman either.

I’ll come to this in a bit but first a word or two about a wholly compelling individual, a social climber, a sort of American Becky Sharp, the unscrupulous character from William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel Vanity Fair, one who climbed high enough to catch the affections of a king.

In 1936 Edward VIII, who recently succeeded his father George V to the throne, made it plain to the English establishment, politicians and churchmen alike, that he... (more)

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