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.
Newlyweds Duke and Duchess of Windsor, the former King Edward VIII and Bessie Wallis Warfield Simpson, are the picture of joy after their wedding, June in Monts, France. Best man Major Dudley Metcalfe is seen at right.
Wallis Simpson (Bessie Wallis Warfield-Spencer-Simpson) USA wife of King Edward VIII “David” (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) Prince of Wales UK, Duke & Duchess of Windsor as a young woman in the