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Edward VIII [1894-1972] -- King of the United Kingdom, Emperor of India

Relationship to me: 19C1
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né WINDSOR, Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David
Emperor of India
Duke of Cornwall (1910)
Duke of Rothesay (1910)
Earl of Carrick (1910)
Baron Renfrew (1910)
Lord of the Isles (1910)
Great Steward of Scotland (1910)
Prince of Wales (1910)
Earl of Chester (1910)
Duke of Windsor (1937)
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of The Bahamas (1940)
a/k/a
India (1936), King-Emperor
Ireland (1936), King
United Kingdom (1936), King

He abdicated the throne less than a year after his accession in order to marry the divorcée Wallis Simpson.  -30-
 

Chronology

1910
Earl of Carrick
1910
Baron Renfrew
1910
Duke of Cornwall
1910
Duke of Rothesay
1910
Prince of Wales
1910
Earl of Chester
1910
Lord of the Isles
1910
Great Steward of Scotland
1936
First British monarch to fly in an aeroplane
1936
Only British monarch to have voluntarily relinquished the throne
1936/12/11
Abdication
1936ca
First monarch to be a qualified pilot
1937
Duke of Windsor
1937/06/03
He marries Simpson
1940
Governor and Commander-in-Chief of The Bahamas
1940/08
First British monarch to hold civilian political office (Governor of the Bahamas)

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