Item ITN/5/39/84 - The Duke of Windsor: A biography in pictures

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The Duke of Windsor: A biography in pictures


  • 16 May 1972 (Creation)

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(1955 - present)

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The Duke of Windsor celebrates his 78th birthday on 23 June. These photographs, many of them historic, illustrates a Royal life and career crowded with incident. He is seen here as Prince of Wales, and everyone's idea of a dashing young Prince. Left: Setting off for a colonial tour in March 1920, he is shown with his brother Prince Albert (later Duke of York) who, after the abdication, was to succeed him as King George VI. Centre: With his parents, King George V and Queen Mary, at Aldershot in June 1924. Right: In Welsh Guard's Colonel's uniform in June 1921, handsome, smiling, the nation's idol

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