“She makes you care about rich people. . .
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- Caverly "Lee" Stringer, author of Grand Central Winter and Sleepaway School

Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor
Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

Creative Team
Judith Shubow Steir
Book, Music & Lyrics
Peter Mansfield
Music Supervisor, Arranger, Orchestrator

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Historical Society
The Duke and Duchess of Windsor Historical Society is an exclusive Society of individuals interested in Wallis and Edward ("WE") who are dedicated to recording the historical importance of the lives of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor

The Abdication Speech of Edward VIII
Audio Recording of Radio Speech with Photo Slideshow

Pasteur Institute Bequest and Nobel Prize
Wallis Warfield Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, bequeathed her entire estate
to the Institut Pasteur in 1986.
The Duchess of Windsor's bequest to the Pasteur Institute
A Nobel Prize for Pasteur AIDS Researchers

Historical Importance
False Accusations of Nazi Sympathies
75th Anniversary of the Abdication of Edward VIII
The Legacy of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor

Duke of Windsor - Discusses meeting Wallis
England's American Queen

Wallis and Edward Letters 1931-1937, The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor Edited by Michael Bloch. By the end of this fascinating and superbly edited collection of the 1930s letters of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, one comes as close as possible to knowing the writers.
A King's Story: The Memoirs of the Duke of Windsor by the Duke of Windsor. Written in 1951, the Duke recalls his austere upbringing, his days at Oxford, the Great War, his profound love for Wallis Simpson, and the dilemma that confronted him in the months leading up to his abdication. Out of print, but available from Alibris.
The Heart Has Its Reasons by the Duchess of Windsor
The memoirs of the woman Edward VIII loved, first published in 1956.
King Edward VIII: The Official Biography by Philip Ziegler. A study of the life of Edward VIII, from boyhood to Prince of Wales, uncrowned King, in exile, and as governor of the Bahamas. It also examines his relationships with George V, Queen Mary, George VI, Freda Dudley Ward, and Wallis Simpson.
The King and Mrs. Simpson: The True Story of the Commoner Who Captured the Heart of a King by Erin Frances Schulz. A narrative history that uses flashbacks and passages from the couple's memoirs.
The Duchess of Windsor by Michael Bloch A biography of Wallis Warfield (1896-1986), the American woman for whom, in 1936, Edward VIII gave up the throne, thus becoming the Duke of Windsor. Bloch was one of the Duchess's legal representatives before her death, quotes at length from her letters and covers information published elsewhere, including the story of Wallis's first two marriages and her love affair with Edward.

New York Times Articles
The Jewels of Windsor
Duke of Windsor - Obituary
Inside the Windsor Closets

Fashion Icon - Wallis Simpson (13 Pages with Forum)

Fashion Paper Doll Book
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