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1931 - Wallis as she was presented to the British royal court, in a feather headdress. She was married to her second husband Ernest Aldrich Simpson at the was also the same year she first met Edward Prince of Wales. Photo by Bertram Park.
Edward VIII abdicated his throne in December 1936 in order to marry Wallis Simpson. They wed in June 1937 at the Château de Candé in France. She wore a pale blue dress with a nipped-in buttoned waist, a Cartier brooch at her neck and a halo-like hat.