King Edward as I knew him

reminiscences of five years personal attendance upon His late Majesty King Edward the Seventh by Charles William Stamper

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and company in New York

Written in English
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  • Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910.

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Published in Great Britain under title: What I know.

Statementby C. W. Stamper ...
LC ClassificationsDA567 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6558692M
LC Control Number13015230

Edward VIII (born Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, 23 June – 28 May ) was King of the United Kingdom, from 20 January until 11 December He was born at White Lodge, Richmond Park in London.. Edward abdicated (resigned) from the throne, because he wanted to marry the American Wallis n had been married twice : 23 June , White Lodge, Richmond, Surrey, .   In the end, of course, George proved to be right. Edward assumed the throne as Edward VIII in January , following his father’s death. His mercurial behavior earned him . The king also knew that if she was anything like her mother then she would be quite enjoyable to have in his bed each night. King Edward continued to ponder the young ladies he could choose as his new bride even after he had retired to his room for the night. Alone. ¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•*´¨`*•.¸¸.•.   Once Edward became king, Wallis was horrified by his determination to abdicate. She had never loved him as the only one true love of her life .

  The Lancastrian King and and Queen were captured and King Henry VI was murdered in the Tower of London. Elizabeth and Edward’s rule was happy from then on, until King Edward died suddenly of pneumonia in April The new King Edward was young and so his father’s brother Richard was placed as Lord Protector.   The fewer who knew about the prince’s mésalliance with Marguerite, the better would be the outcome. The wartime letters had to be recovered and Marguerite must be . The Cat and the Rat. Croyland said that “the King’s plan and intention to marry Elizabeth, his close blood relation, was related to some who were opposed to it and, after the council had been summoned, the king was compelled to make his excuses at length, saying that such a thing had never entered his were some at that council who knew well enough that the contrary was : Olga Hughes. It is, rather, a matter of showing first that the evidence for the death, which we have hitherto accepted, is fundamentally flawed; and second that there are multiple independent accounts from people who knew him, stating that Edward was alive at a later date. According to the royal accounts, Edward II died in Berkeley Castle on 21 September Author: Matt Elton.

Simpson grew weary of King Edward VIII and even loved another man during her marriage to the former king, according to Morton, who is currently on tour to promote the book.   King Edward VIII's reign began on Jan. 20, Less than 12 months later, England had a new king. Regardless of how fascinated people would become by .

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The longest-lived of England's medieval kings, Edward fathered fifteen children with his first wife, Eleanor of Castile and, after her death, erected the Eleanor Crosses—the grandest funeral monuments ever fashioned for an English this book, Marc Morris examines afresh the forces that drove Edward throughout his relentless career: his character, his Christian faith, and his sense of England's /5().

Free 2-day shipping. Buy King Edward as I Knew Him: Reminiscences of Five Years' Personal Attendance Upon His Late Majesty King Edward the Seventh () at Edward was born inbecame king inand died in He constantly warred with rebels in England, hostile princes in Wales and Scotland, and the King of France, and scoured for funds to pay for these efforts.

Morris credits Edward with personal strength, valor, piety, political skill, and wisdom/5. King Edward as I knew him. New York, Dodd, Mead and company, (OCoLC) Named Person: Edward, King of Great Britain; Edward, King of Great Britain: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles William Stamper.

Books shelved as edward-iii: The King's Mistress by Emma Campion, The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English Nation by Ian Mortimer. King Edward VIII may be best known for giving up the throne to marry American divorcee Wallis Simpson, but it wasn't the first time his love affairs posed a threat to the British : Belinda Goldsmith.

Edward the Elder (c. – 17 July ) was King of the Anglo-Saxons from until his death. He was the elder son of Alfred the Great and his wife Edward succeeded to the throne, he had to defeat a challenge from his cousin Æthelwold, who had a strong claim to the throne as the son of Alfred's elder brother and predecessor, : Alfred the Great.

Edward VII (Albert Edward; 9 November – 6 May ) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India from 22 January until his death in The eldest son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Edward was related to royalty throughout was Prince of Wales and heir apparent to the British throne for almost 60 : Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha.

The Duke King Edward as I knew him book Windsor, Prince Edward, formerly King Edward VIII, abdicated the throne in order to marry a divorced American woman, Wallis Simpson. To say that this was a scandalous turn of events is rather to underplay the meaning of the word scanda.

Kathryn Warner holds two degrees in medieval history from the University of Manchester. She is considered a foremost expert on Edward II and an article from her on the subject was published in the English Historical Review. She has run a website about him /5(84). Published for the first time, this blistering portrait of Edward VIII - the king who threw away his throne for Mrs Simpson - was written by the royal aide who knew him best Home U.K.

Edward King is the one that comes first to mind." Edward King was born inson of a clergyman. He was educated at home by his father and a private tutor, and when he he went to Oxford and entered Oriel College, the headquarters, as it were, of the. Edward, byname Edward the Elder, (died JFarndon on Dee, Eng.), Anglo-Saxon king in England, the son of Alfred the ruler of the West Saxons, or Wessex, from toEdward extended his authority over almost all of England by conquering areas that previously had been held by Danish invaders.

Edward ascended the throne upon his father’s death in Octoberand in a. Nineteenth century historians saw in Edward the opportunity to decry a warmonger, and painted him as a self-seeking, rapacious, tax-gathering conqueror. Yet as this book shows, beneath the strong warrior king was a compassionate, conscientious and often merciful man - resolute yet devoted to his wife, friends and family/5().

I knew little of Edward I other than the inevitable Braveheart reference but quite warmed to him as I read the book. I bought the book as historical background reading and research for a novel I'm writing but found myself appreciating it not just as research material but also for the story itself which is well told, clear and with a nice twist /5().

Edward VIII and the Nazis – Background to a Novel It is at first sight the very stuff of romance: the King who gave up his throne for the woman he loved. Growing up in England in the s it was still a tale on the lips of the older generation, the Abdication of Edward VIII in Decemberso that he might marry the American socialite Mrs.

The most shameless con artist of the Jazz Age knew that the biggest lies work best alluded to a close friendship with King Edward VII and admitted that his several Texas oil wells had made him.

Edward was the eldest surviving son of Richard, duke of York, by Cicely, daughter of Ralph Neville, earl of father was descended from two sons of the 14th-century king Edward III and, in the s, led a revolt against Henry VI; inRichard’s supporters declared him Henry’s successor.

When his father was killed in December of that year, Edward gathered an army in Wales. The King and Hitler: The fascinating relationship between Edward VIII and the Führer EDWARD VIII and the Führer were fascinated by one another says a new book.

Edward VI (12 October – 6 July ) was the King of England and Ireland from 28 January until his death. He was crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. Edward was the son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, and England's first monarch to be raised as a : Henry VIII of England.

I. n the year-old Albert Edward, Queen Victoria's first son and so heir to her throne, was set an essay on "whether kings should be elected". Yes, he wrote, "it Author: Bernard Porter. Edward knew the Baldwin government would resign if the marriage went ahead, which could have forced a general election and would have ruined his status as a politically neutral constitutional monarch.

When it became apparent he could not marry Wallis and remain on the throne, he abdicated. He was succeeded by his younger brother, George : George V. - King Edward As I Knew Him by C. Stamper - Dated by Dodd, Mead and Co. - The England I Cannot Forget by Mabel Crankshaw - Dated by Dorrance & Company Unless otherwise noted, the books in this lot are in good, intact condition with some age/wear indications.

Shipping cost (within the U.S.) for this lot will be: $ The story of Wallis Simpson and Edward VIII, the man who was known, for the latter part of his life, as Edward, Duke of Windsor, is one of those tales that, even though it took place in the public Author: Katharine Jose.

Edward I and the Appropriation of Arthurian Legend Rachealle Marie Sanford Western Kentucky University examining the life and actions of King Edward I of 1 Geoffrey of Monmouth, The History of the Kings of Britain, trans.

Lewis Thorpe (London: Penguin Books, ), When Edward died inThe New York Times remembered him as a "romantic and carefree Prince Charming blessed with the common touch" during his youth.

"Edward VIII had been a king of great popularity. The abdication that caused a worldwide sensation visibly distressed his subjects," the Times' Robert Alden added. King Edward I. Born: J Westminster, London, England making him believe that it was his son, Simon the younger, coming to relieve him.

Once he realized that it was Edward, and not his son, Montfort knew that he was a dead man walking. The encounter that followed was more of a massacre then a battle, with Montfort, his son Henry. Historian John Ashdown-Hill was researching King Richard III in the s when he came upon Edward IV’s bigamy.

In his book The Private Life of Edward IV, Hill writes that Edward IV secretly married a lady named Eleanor Talbot before his marriage to Woodville. The marriage was acknowledged in an act of parliament in   Edward enjoyed life as a prince but dreaded becoming king.

Born in as the oldest son of George, Duke of York, Edward became heir to the throne when his father was crowned King George V in May Author: Tim Ott. Since reading that first book about King Edward -- who after his abdication became known evermore as The Duke of Windsor -- I have read several other books about him and about Wallis Simpson, the king-breaker, black-magic woman who cost him his crown by stealing his mind --.

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Assesses each phase of William's life to establish why so many trusted him to invade England.King Edmund Pevensie (), also known as "Ed", was the third of the Pevensie children, and the second one to enter the magical world of was mischievous, dry witted and rather sarcastic, but changed largely after his experience with the White Witch who tricked him into betraying his siblings for her.

Edmund was crowned king of Narnia, along with his brother Peter, and sisters Gender: Male.A lot of people seem to have this romantic impression that Wallis and Edward were passionate young lovers in the throes of a forbidden love.

They weren’t. When they married, Wallis was 41 and Edward Wallis had been married twice before, and fa.