26 British Royal Scandals

  • Wallis Simpson and King Edward VIII
Forbidden to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson and still remain head of the Church of England, King Edward VIII chose love over duty and abdicated in 1936 after just a few months on the throne. The government nearly toppled, but the couple, redubbed the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, lived happily ever after.
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