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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,  ...

people.com/royals/why-prince-william-will-never-be-king-before-prince-charles

Aug 23, 2017 ... Why Queen Elizabeth can't make Prince William the next King over Prince ... To start, the Queen doesn't have the power to choose her successor on a whim. ... Some may point to King Edward VIII, who abdicated the throne in 1936 ... and Camilla were still not allowed to marry in the Church of England (they ...

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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.

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.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 ... The next day, Parliament approved the abdication instrument, and Edward VIII's reign came to an end. ... Edward made a few visits to England, such as to attend the funerals of King ...

royalcentral.co.uk/blogs/insight/can-prince-charles-be-skipped-in-the-line-of-succession-22445

Jan 19, 2014 ... Why have a Monarchy if you're going to choose the heir? Next we have the problem of whether it can actually be done. .... Prince Charles, although he does have a few redeemable qualities, has ..... Peter – Edward the VIII was not allowed to be king because he was in love with a twice-divorced woman.

www.thoughtco.com/king-edward-viii-abdicated-for-love-1779284

Jun 12, 2017 ... In 1936, King Edward VIII became the very first British monarch to ... King Edward was willing to give up the British throne — and he did, on ... who could become heir to the throne if he were killed in battle. ... for the next two years, she was not yet the only woman in Edward's life. .... King Edward II of England.

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.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2023590/The-truth-Mrs-Simpson-Why-Wallis-wanted-marry-king.html

Aug 8, 2011 ... A dalliance with the future King of England was all very well ... did want to swap her long-suffering husband for the King of England. ... If she tried to leave him, the prince told her, he would either kill ... In the end, Wallis had little choice. ... Affair: The Simpsons were gradually absorbed into Edward's social life ...