Uncrownable King and Queen

Christopher Sykes

  • The Windsor Story by J. Bryan and Charles Murphy
    Granada, 602 pp, £8.95, November 1980, ISBN 0 246 11323 5

The Windsor Story, as ‘the greatest love story of the 20th century’ is here conveniently known, is essentially familiar. Whether it is seen as the tale of the fatuous young charmer and the intriguing, ambitious witch, or, as they themselves chose to present it, as the pathetic picture of two orphans of the storm, victimised by the hound Baldwin, the main facts on which it is based are widely known and the subject of little dispute.

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