In 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry the woman he loved, Wallis Simpson, a twice-divorced American. These events caused a scandal around the world. Wallis and Edward is an attempt to portray the romantic aspects of the story from Wallis's point of view. The drama follows the beginning of their affair whilst Edward was Prince of Wales and Wallis was still married to Ernest Simpson.
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At the Jubilee Ball, the Prince is addressed as "Your Majesty" by Winston Churchill, whereas he should in fact be addressed as "Your Royal Highness". See more
You are not a man, Sir. You are the King.
Judas Maccabaeus, HWV 63: March No. 2
By George Frideric Handel
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