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The Duchess of Windsor

The early years of the Duchess of Windsor

“Mine is a simple story – or so I like to think.” On 19 June 1896, the future Duchess of Windsor was born Bessie Wallis Warfield as the daughter of Teackle Wallis Warfield and Alice Montague. Her parents had settled in Blue Ridge Summit for the summer, and she probably arrived a little earlier than [read more]