"In the single year 1936 she became the most-talked-about, written-about, headlined and interest-compelling person in the world. In these respects no woman in history has ever equaled Mrs. Simpson, for no press or radio existed to spread the world news they made."
Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Philip are pictured with the young prince and his godparents (back row left to right): Lina Frejd, Victor Magnuson, Crown Princess Victoria, Jan-åke Hansson, and Wendy Larsson
King Edward VIII - reigned for less than a year before he gave up his throne to marry a woman of questionable background. She was a gold-digger who went through three husbands altogether, including the King, The pair also had Nazi connections, and King George VI had to be a king rather than a brother, and was forced to send them into exile.