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    1927: The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VIII, with his brother, the Duke of Kent, on their American Tour, both in top hats and tails. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

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  • Judith Munro

    He also owned a large ranch in Southern Alberta (Western Canada) where he wanted to retire to after he abdicated, but the Canadian Government refused him permission as Canada was still part of the British Empire at that time.

  • Nicholai Sorensen

    I've been reading about that. Thanks!

HRH Edward Duke of Cornwall at right (later King Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor) with his brothers Albert (center, later King George VI ), Henry, Duke of Gloucester, and sister Mary, the Princess Royal.