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Duchess of Windsor (1896–1986)

Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson Windsor was born in 1896 to a distinguished family. In 1916 she married Lt. Earl Winfield ("Win") Spencer, a pilot for the U.S. Navy. After World War I, Win began to drink heavily and became abusive. Wallis left Win and eventually divorced him in December 1927. Just six months later, Wallis married Ernest Simpson, ... See full bio »

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A King's Story
A King's Story Herself
(1965)
Biography
Biography Herself
(1996-2000)
Person to Person
(1956)

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Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 9 Portrayals | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Wallis Simpson | Wallis Spencer | Wallis Warfield | Wallis Windsor

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the Duke, nursing a hangover] I married David for better, for worse, but not for lunch.

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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 911-912. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.

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