Wallis Simpson

Apologies for the spelling errors which I have now fixexd. I am human after all. Cheers.

Life in London

Oh man.  British people love to hate Wallis Simpson (1896-1986).  I happen to like her.  Wallis systematically altered the course of British history, not on purpose but for the man she loved. Mad props to her. She was an American socialite and hailed from Baltimore, MD.  Her third husband, Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry her. She was not liked by ‘the firm’ or British establishment for a couple of reasons. She was a woman.  She was divorced twice and she was American.  But Edward was besotted with her finding her domineering manner and abrasive irreverence toward his position appealing; in the words of his official biographer, he became “slavishly dependent” on her.  Yeah girl, we’ve all been there. Just kidding.  A short while later at an evening party in Buckingham Palace, Edward introduced her to his mother—his father was outraged, primarily on account of…

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