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King Edward VIII | Edward VIII | Prince Edward | Prince of Wales | Herzog von Windor
5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[his public statement after abdicating his throne in order to marry Wallis Simpson, who became the Duchess of Windsor
] "I have found it impossible to carry the heavy burden of responsibility and to discharge my duties as king as I would wish to do without the help and support of the woman I love."
His close friend Winston Churchill
(then a backbencher) suggested setting up a "King's Party" as a group to try to sway public opinion and the establishment in favor of Edward remaining on the throne after marrying Wallis Simpson (the Duchess of Windsor