This category lists sites and pages about the life of Edward VIII (1894-1972) who ascended to the throne on Jan. 20, 1936, then abdicated a few months later on Dec. 11, 1936. Following his abdication, Edward received the title duke of Windsor.

All sites listed here are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment and/or for schoolwork.

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BBC: Edward VIII (1894 - 1972)
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Biography of the only British sovereign to resign the crown voluntarily, Edward abdicated in 1936 (having reigned for less than 12 months) in order to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson.
Edward VIII
[ Kids ] Biography for the king of Great Britain and Ireland (1936), known in later years as the duke of Windsor; eldest son of George V.
Edward VIII Speech - Abdicating the Throne
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Read the words Edward himself wrote to inform the nation of his decision to leave the throne for the woman he loved.
Edward VIII: British Monarchs
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A brief look at the life of the king who reigned only eleven months.
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