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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VIII

Edward VIII was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December the same year. Edward was the eldest son of George V and Mary of Teck. He was named Prince of Wales on his sixteenth birthday, nine weeks after .... Following two years at Osborne College, which he did not enjoy, Edward ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Succession_to_the_British_throne

Succession to the British throne is determined by descent, gender legitimacy, and religion. ... Next in line after him is Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, the Prince of .... Upon Edward VI's death in 1553, Jane was proclaimed Queen of England. .... The Act provided that he and his descendants, if any, were not to have any ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_VIII_abdication_crisis

In 1936, a constitutional crisis in the British Empire arose when King-Emperor Edward VIII ... As British monarch, Edward was the nominal head of the Church of England, which did .... Both she and the King were devastated by the separation. .... of people would be opposed to his marrying Simpson, indicating that if he did,  ...

www.historylearningsite.co.uk/medieval-england/1066-2

At the start of 1066, England was lead by King Edward who was respected and ... This was a time when powerful men who were victorious in battle were ... had agreed to his choice when they met as the King's Council – the Witan. ... To return to England he had to promise to support William's claim to be the next king of ...

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/history/middle_ages/1066_norman_conquest/revision/3

He had no children. ... The next king of England would have to win it in a war. ... Claims that Edward promised the throne were probably made up by the rival ...

www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/bt/claimants.htm

When the English king Edward the Confessor died on 5 January 1066, ... men) had to make the decision, and they had four candidates to choose from. ... that he , Harold, should have the crown (There were no witnesses to Edward saying this) ... he would help William become the next king of England when Edward died.

englishhistory.net/tudor/monarchs/king-edward-vi

If Edward died, the throne would pass to a woman and the Tudor dynasty would end. Accordingly, King Henry did all he could to protect his son's health; the infant prince .... With her death, the king of England was officially widowed. .... Henry VIII turned to the continent for his next wife, the German princess Anne of Cleves.

royalcentral.co.uk/blogs/why-prince-charles-must-be-king-75315

Jan 20, 2017 ... By law, by tradition, and by expectation, the next King (or Queen) of .... Which begs the point does the Church of England need an adulterer as its Supreme Head? ... So many of his predecessors were, look at Edward VII, and that's .... told Edward he had to choose between the Crown and his choice of wife.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/edward-viii-abdicates

On this day in History, Edward VIII abdicates on Dec 11, 1936. ... He chose to abdicate after the British government, public, and the Church of England ... For the next two years, the duke and duchess lived primarily in France but visited ... and Edward made a few visits to England, such as to attend the funerals of King George ...