British Monarch EDWARD VIII - ALS
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Est. £80Oct 09
Prince Georg of Denmark signed RAF Escaping Society Escape from Denmark cover, very rare number 12 of 50. Prince George Valdemar Carl Axel of Denmark b1920 - d1986 was a Danish prince. WW2 Danish Army
Chaucer AuctionsFolkestone, , UK
Lot 0585 Details
Edward VIII (1894-1972) British Monarch. Edward VIII became king of the United Kingdom following the death of his father, George V, but ruled for less than a year. He abdicated the throne in order to marry his lover, Wallis Simpson, thereafter, taking the title Duke of Windsor. 4” x 6 ¼” autograph letter signed, front and back, personal stationery, “Buckingham Palace, London”, August 8, 1914, to “My dear Tab”. “…I did so enjoy this morning’s 8:30 service, but was very ashamed at being so late. But the fact was I overslept!! I am up at 6:00 all thru the week & so remain in bed till the last moment on Sunday Mornings. I join up ar Warly to-morrow morning where the 1st Grenadiers are mobilized…I am simply delighted as it will be hard work & will keep my mind occupied in such dreadful times….”