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« Reply #30 on: January 20, 2019, 12:11:07 AM »

Edward attended the Queen Mary Memorial unveiling in 1967.   
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« Reply #31 on: January 27, 2019, 12:17:57 AM »

Edward VIII as The Prince of Wales visited Canada in 1919.   
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« Reply #32 on: January 31, 2019, 10:15:14 PM »

H.R.H. Edward Prince of Wales spoke about The Poppy Appeal in 1934.   
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« Reply #33 on: March 29, 2019, 09:33:06 PM »

September 18, 1939 - The Duke and Duchess of Windsor stayed at the home of Major Metcalfe in Ashdown Forest.   
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« Reply #34 on: August 02, 2020, 05:33:56 PM »

Here is an some of the new Tommy Lascelles book discussing the Duke of Windsor https://www.dailymail.co....red-King-Edward-VIII.html
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« Reply #35 on: August 04, 2020, 10:37:57 PM »

In another thread you mentioned the book as well. Is it worth reading? Should I get it? Or is it the same old, same old?
And should we move this to the book section? Questions upon questions.
BTW, you never sent the lemon chicken over. How about just the recipe? (with everybody home for corona since March, I am running out of ideas!)
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« Reply #36 on: August 04, 2020, 11:01:03 PM »

I'm not DoV but I would say the book was worth reading. Tommy Lascelles' career spanned multiple monarchs and gave him a rather unique, erudite and sometimes amusing perspective into their personalities and foibles.

I've read quite a few biographies on the BRF- in fact I swore off them because they all seemed alike, but recently DoV recommended Robert Hardman's Queen of the World, which has been a refreshing change, IMHO. He's used material from Tommy Lascelles' diaries quite a bit thus far, particularly during about South African tour in 1947. I'd not seen a lot of it before.

Just my two cents but I'm putting the book on my library list.

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« Reply #37 on: August 04, 2020, 11:03:18 PM »

Thanks. I'll keep an eye on it. I do love bios and have read many, so by now I kind of wonder if there is really is a reason to read yet another one...
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« Reply #38 on: August 07, 2020, 03:42:20 AM »

Still waiting for my copy...I bought it used on ebay. But it should be here tomorrow.
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« Reply #39 on: August 08, 2020, 06:20:38 AM »

I'm not DoV but I would say the book was worth reading. Tommy Lascelles' career spanned multiple monarchs and gave him a rather unique, erudite and sometimes amusing perspective into their personalities and foibles.

I've read quite a few biographies on the BRF- in fact I swore off them because they all seemed alike, but recently DoV recommended Robert Hardman's Queen of the World, which has been a refreshing change, IMHO. He's used material from Tommy Lascelles' diaries quite a bit thus far, particularly during about South African tour in 1947. I'd not seen a lot of it before.

Just my two cents but I'm putting the book on my library list.


Can you imagine what a read it would be uncensored! Still waiting for my copy. My Lady C book arrived and was immediately swallowed into the my husband's home office. It could be a decade. Or at least until he goes back to his office ofice!
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« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2021, 12:56:04 AM »

The Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Washington, D.C.   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EY1DkMMA7Ow
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