Rosemary Hill: Edward and Mrs Simpson, 29 July 2015
Show More Princes at War: The British Royal Family’s Private Battle in the Second World War by Deborah Cadbury.
Bloomsbury, 407 pp., £25, April 2015, 978 1 4088 4524 0Show More
“... the window, only the eyes expressive of some incalculable regret. In the many retellings, of which Deborah Cadbury’s is the latest, two versions of Wallis have emerged. One, widely held at the time, argues that she was an ambitious, selfish woman who was intent on being queen and spent the rest of her life punishing the hapless duke for her ...”