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The Duchess of Windsor – Her jewels

The Duchess of Windsor had an impressive jewellery collection that the Duke of Windsor gifted her throughout their marriage. The collection was so extensive that it was given the nickname “the alternative Crown Jewels.” The Duchess had many extravagant jewellery items in her royal life – including a diamond, onyx and emerald panther bracelet; a [read more]

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The Duchess of Windsor

The Duchess of Windsor – The press and the hate mail

Initially, the British press reported little on Wallis due to a gentlemen’s agreement, which lasted nearly the entire abdication crisis. The American press, however, had been hounding her but her name and references to her were censored in the American newspapers available in England. During her divorce court case, the international press had assembled at [read more]