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date: 03 March 2021

Windsor [née Warfield; other married names Spencer, Simpson], (Bessie) Wallis, duchess of Windsorlocked

(1896–1986)
  • Philip Ziegler
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Windsor [née Warfield; other married names Spencer, Simpson], (Bessie) Wallis, duchess of Windsor (1896–1986), wife of Edward, duke of Windsor, was born on 19 June 1896 in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, the only child of Teackle Wallis Warfield, an unsuccessful businessman, and his wife, ...

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