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Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor, 1936, by Cecil Beaton

Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor, 1936, by Cecil Beaton

Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor by Cecil Beaton, 1936  Despite his several mistresses, Edward has been characterised as Mrs Simpson's lapdog. As the duchess once said: "You can't abdicate and eat it." Wallis later recalled how she was taken with his "slightly wind-rumpled hair, the turned-up nose, and a strange, wistful, almost sad look about the eyes when his expression was in repose."

Wallis Simpson, The Duchess of Windsor by Cecil Beaton, 1936 Despite his several mistresses, Edward has been characterised as Mrs Simpson's lapdog. As the duchess once said: "You can't abdicate and eat it." Wallis later recalled how she was taken with his "slightly wind-rumpled hair, the turned-up nose, and a strange, wistful, almost sad look about the eyes when his expression was in repose."

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Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson on their wedding day, 1937

Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson on their wedding day, 1937

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